Elizabeth Wanjiru Wathuti

Green Generation Initiative

Elizabeth Wanjiru Wathuti is a Kenyan environment and climate activist and founder of the Green Generation Initiative, which nurtures young people to love nature and be environmentally conscious at a young age and has now planted 30,000 tree seedlings in Kenya.

In 2019, she was awarded the Africa Green Person of the Year Award by the Eleven Eleven Twelve Foundation and named as one of the 100 Most Influential Young Africans by the Africa Youth Awards. She is also a recipient of a Wangari Maathai Scholarship award for her outstanding passion and commitment to environmental conservation. Elizabeth has a BA in Environmental Studies and Community Development. She is also an Alumni of Youth in Landscapes Initiative (YIL).