Paula Kahumbu *02

CEO, WildlifeDirect.
Paula Kahumbu

Kahumbu is CEO of WildlifeDirect, an enterprise that provides funds to conservationists working to protect African wildlife. Since 2014, she has led the campaign Hands Off Our Elephants to restore Kenyan leadership in elephant conservation by engaging all levels of society. Kahumbu also produces the award-winning wildlife documentary series NTV Wild and NTV Wild Talk TV Series. She received her doctorate in ecology and evolutionary biology from Princeton. She is a lecturer in ecology and evolutionary biology, teaching courses on campus and at the Mpala Research Centre, Kenya.