Jennifer Feuerstein, Save the Chimps

Jennifer Feuerstein has worked for Save the Chimps since 2003, and is currently the Sanctuary Director, overseeing all aspects of operations in Florida and New Mexico. Jen has worked with non-human primates in a variety of settings since 1991. She graduated from Kalamazoo College with a BA in Biology in 1993, after completing an internship at the Cincinnati Zoo caring for lemurs and monkeys, and writing a senior thesis on social learning in capuchin monkeys. Jen continued her studies in primate behavior at the University of Georgia before taking a job at Yerkes Primate Research Center in 1997, where she cared for monkeys and chimpanzees.