Tara Stoinski

Conservationist, Wildlife Biologist

Tara Stoinski serves as President and CEO and Chief Scientific Officer for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. Tara has studied gorillas for more than two decades and is the author of more than 90 scientific publications and books. Her work has been featured in numerous press outlets, including National Geographic Magazine, CNN, and NPR. She holds degrees from Tufts University, the University of Oxford and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and is an adjunct professor at Emory University and Georgia Tech. Tara also serves in a number of leadership positions within the conservation and primate communities, including as an executive committee member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s section on Great Apes.