Jane Goodall, PHD, DBE
- Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute
- UN Messenger of Peace
“We need more people like Chris in the world.”Jane Goodall PhD, DBE
Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute
UN Messenger of Peace
Chris Bashinelli was born an raised in Brooklyn, New York. After an acting career including a role on The Sopranos (HBO),, Chris decided to follow his real passion- using media to bridge intercultural gaps worldwide- so he traveled to East Africa. He now traverses the globe from Tanzania to Abu Dhabi as Host of Bridge the Gap, a new series featured on National PBS Television, where he discovers what it’s like to walk in someone else’s shoes for one day. He is a United Nations Moderator, an International Speaker (TEDx), a Writer for award-winning publications like Lonely Planet, an Eagle Scout and a National Geographic Young Explorers grantee.