Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Education: B.S. in Biology, M.S. in Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development, Ph.D.
Occupation: Wildlife conservationist
Expeditions: The plains of East Africa, the North African desert, and the rainforests of Latin America and the Caribbean
Best Discovery: Lion Guardians – a community conservation program, which provides a platform for Maasai warriors to engage and participate in lion conservation
Favorite Items in the Field:
Personal Heroes: My parents, for supporting my dreams, and Ole Lepencha – a wise Maasai man who taught m about life and patience
Hobbies: My work. Also hiking, pottery, tennis, and enjoying nature with friends and family
Advice: Kula maisha (a Swahili saying) “Eat Life.”