Emily Otali

2022 Fellow

Emily lives and works in Uganda, she is the Country Director of the Kibale Forest Schools Program, a local based non-governmental organization, whose mission is to conserve Kibale National Park through programs that support education, health, and care for the environment. She mentors the project’s 80+ scholars and guides them in their career choices.
She is also the Field Director of the Kibale Chimpanzee Project where she works with researchers and field assistants from across the globe, collecting long-term life history and behavioural data on the chimpanzees of Kanyawara.
She is also a Co-Director at the Kibale Snare Removal Project, working with a dedicated team to ensure the safety of animals in the park by removing snares from the forest and apprehending poachers in collaboration with the Uganda Wildlife Authority.


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