Margaret Otieno

Margaret is a passionate hands-on environmental education professional. After graduating from the University of Nairobi, Margaret began her career as a Development Officer with the Anglican Church of Kenya. Between 1995 and 2005 she worked in the positions of Environmental Education Officer and then Programmes Manager at Elsa Conservation Trust. From 2005 to 2007 she was employed as the Manager at African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (Giraffe Centre) before joining the Wildlife Clubs of Kenya from 2008 to date as the National Coordinator and CEO, Wildlife Clubs of Kenya – Nairobi. Margaret is a Board member of Youth for Conservation, Worldlife Kenya, African Fund for Endangered Wildlife and Elsa Conservation Trust. She has also served as the Deputy Chairman for the Kenya Steering Committee-IUCN.

A holder of a PhD in Climate Change and Education for Sustainable Development and an MSc in Environment and Development, Margaret is driven by the belief that sustained education from grassroots to leadership levels is the single most important element in improved environmental protection and conservation.

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