Leslie Reed


April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Each day we will put one of our valued volunteers in the spotlight as a way of saying thank you!

Leslie Reed volunteers for a number of programs at the National Zoo. She is shown here in the Great Ape House, educating visitors about the Zoo’s primates. (Photo by Jessie Cohen)

Posted: 27 April 2010
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Alex di Giovanni has been editing The Torch since August 2006. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, she worked as a writer and editor for the National Geographic Society, Plexus Scientific, The Nature Conservancy, The National Foreign Language Center and St. Martin’s Press, among others. She has the best job in the world.