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

– Kenya – Dr. Winnie Kiiru is the founder of CHD – Conservation Kenya and a Senior Technical Adviser to the Elephant Protection Initiative Foundation (EPIF).…

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…