About Amy Clanin has an educational background in Primate Behavior & Ecology and Anthropology. Following her passion in conservation education, she began her career by giving tram tours at the Knoxville Zoo and facilitating guided observations of world-renowned signing chimpanzees at the Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute. She has experience studying monkeys in Costa Rica and working on great ape projects in Uganda, Borneo, Rwanda, and the DRC. She also designed and managed an education and outreach project on chimpanzees as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal. Amy is the Founder and Executive Director of Primate Education Network and a Teacher with the National Zoo and Bricks 4 Kidz.