Dr. Nan Schaffer is a conservationist and internationally recognized expert on the rhinoceros and reproduction. Dr. Schaffer's greatest contributions to science and conservation center on the five species of rhinoceros. In addition to her contributions to science and conservation, Dr. Schaffer is also a philanthropist and activist in the LGBT community. In her retirement, Dr. Schaffer has continued her philanthropy, activism and conservation efforts. She serves as a governing member of the Chicago Zoological Society's Board of Trustees and continues to consult with Malaysian government officials and leaders of rhinoceros conservation programs.