Born: 1970

Hometown: Kampala, Uganda

Education: M.A. in Specialized Veterinary Medicine

Occupation: Veterinary surgeon, founder and CEO of Conservation Through Public Health, Uganda

Expeditions: Budongo Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable, Queen Elizabeth and Virunga National Parks, Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve Favorite Place: Rainforests

Accomplishments: Founded the first veterinary department in Uganda Wildlife Authority and NGO on wildlife conservation and public health with my husband, Lawrence Zikusoka Favorite Items In The Field: Good shoes, camera, binoculars, the Bible

Personal Heroes: My mothers, Rhoda Kalema, Nelson Mandela, Jane Goodall, Professor Wangari Maathai

Hobbies: Swimming, reading, the cinema


Advice: Follow your heart.