Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya
Education: M.S. Medical Anthropology, New College, Oxford, England
Occupation: Anthropologist, oral historian, educator, project coordinator
Expeditions: With camels through East Africa
Favorite Places to Be: Anywhere with open space in nature, or sitting at home on the edge of the Great Rift Valley by a fire listening to the night sounds outside
Best Discoveries: The Samburu spiritual healer Mzee Lemarkat and a Pokot herbalist Mama Langeta. Through them, I have uncovered many secrets of life.
Favorite Items in the Field: Head lamp, dictaphone, cameras, sparklers, colored pens
Personal Hero: Elie Cross
Hobbies: Music, diving, learning new things
Advice: Dreaming is great – but act on your dreams. They will be tomorrow’s reality.