Aaniyah Omardien

– South Africa – My connection to the ocean is in my blood. I come from a long lineage of ancestors that were brought to…

Denise Adaoyibo Okpala

– Nigeria – Inspired by nature, Denise has a lifelong objective to explore techniques and policies that will help facilitate sustainable environmental conservation. She has…

Faith Milkah Wakonyo Muniale

– Kenya – Faith Milkah Wakonyo Muniale is a Kenyan, environmental scientist with research and development experience in environmental conservation, natural resources management and livelihoods.…

Greta Francesca Iori

– UK / Ethiopia – Greta Francesca Iori is a passionate Ethiopian-Italian wildlife crime and conservation expert with extensive experience in trying to bring an…

Lalao Aigrette Ravaoarinorotsihoarana

– Madagascar – Lalao Aigrette, graduated from the Institut Halieutique de Sciences Marines, University of Toliara in Madagascar. Lalao is the National Technical Advisor for…

Lucy W. Waruingi

– Kenya – Lucy is the Executive Director of the African Conservation Centre (ACC) and holds a BSc in Computer Science and statistics from University…

Melissa de Kock

– South Africa – I’ve worked for the past 17 years in conservation, climate and development across Southern and East Africa. My focus has been…

Ojochenemi Ruth Akagu

-Ghana / Nigeria- Ojochenemi Ruth Akagu is a Conservation Biologist with over 13 years of experience in biodiversity conservation and sustainable livelihood development. She works…

Patience Gandiwa

– Zimbabwe – Trained as an ecologist, Patience Gandiwa has published more than 56 peer-reviewed scientific papers in the field of conservation. She is a…

Rachel McRobb

– Zambia – Rachel McRobb was born and raised in Zambia and after schooling in Swaziland and South Africa she returned to Zambia to work…

Resson Kantai Duff

– Kenya – Resson Kantai Duff is the Deputy Director of Ewaso Lions, an organisation dedicated to promoting coexistence between people and lions in northern…

Samantha Atukunda K. Mwesigwa

– Uganda – Samantha is a vibrant lawyer from Kampala. She is the director and legal counsel for Greenwatch. Samantha is an environmental conservationist at…

Sheila Nana Akua Ashong

– Ghana – Sheila Nana Akua Ashong is Deputy Director for Natural Resources in the Environmental Protection Agency of Ghana. She has a BSc. in…

Sibongile Winnie Mavimbela

– Botswana – Sibongile Winnie Mavimbela has vast knowledge and over 17 years experience in Climate Change, Green Economy, Blue Economy, Circular Economy (Waste Management), Integrated…

Sophie Kutegeka Mbabazi

– Uganda – Sophie works with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as the Chief of Party for the regional programme on Conserving…

Sophie Nyirabakwiye

– Madagascar/Rwanda- Sophie Nyirabakwiye, has more than 13 years of work experience in National and International Development through United Nations Programmes. She worked in Niger,…

Susan Matindi Waithaka

– Kenya/US – Susan Matindi Waithaka is a Kenyan professional who has over 20 years  progressive work experience  in the conservation and environment field in…

Tiana Andriamanana

– Madagascar – Born and raised in Madagascar, Tiana Andriamanana graduated with a degree in biochemistry. She joined Fanamby – a nonprofit working on sustainable…

Dr. Winnie Kiiru

Founder of Conservation Kenya. Over 20 years’ experience working to protect Kenya’s wildlife. Board Chair, Friends of Karura Forest, Board member of the Amboseli Trust…

Zilanie Tamara Gondwe

– Malawi – A feminist, journalist and socialite activist with purpose, I write resistance. I choose to champion movements that value innovative approaches for social…