Project Venture is pleased to share our Honorary Board of Directors: Dr. Jane Goodall, Dr. Beulah Melvin Allen, and BC Nowlin.
Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Ph.D is the Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, a United Nations Messenger of Peace and Nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. Jane is a conservationist, best known for her ground-breaking work with the wild chimpanzees in Tanzania. Jane also founded the Roots and Shoots program that has been implemented in nearly 100 countries. Project Venture is a partner in the Roots and Shoots work.
(Project Venture Founder Mac Hall with Dr. Jane Goodall))
Dr. Beulah Allen, MD, has been involved iwth Project Venture for many years, including serving as President of the Board of Directors for 15 years. Dr. Allen was one of the first Navajo medical doctors and helped create the Emergency Medical Service providing ambulance and quick response medical care across the Navajo Nation. In 1952, she was crowned the first Miss Navajo at the Navajo Nation Fair, the largest fair held on the Navajo Nation. She was born in Kinlichee, Arizona, and is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson.
BC Nowlin, Artist
BC was born in New Mexico, on the boundary with the Sandia Pueblo reservation. BC’s paintings have appeared in museums, magazines, as well as album covers and in Hollywood films. BC rides his motorcycle across the Rio Grande river to his studio, where he writes and paints. He has a lifelong relationship with Indigenous communities and causes. Annually, BC travels to the Pine Ridge reservation, where he supports the Sun Dance. He supports Indigenous programs through donation of his time and his art work.