Raabia Abdul Kadir Hawa

2016 Fellow from Kenya

Raabia Hawa has over 10 years of experience working in the field of wildlife conservation in East Africa. She has successfully launched the Ulinzi Africa Foundation, East Africa's first nonprofit organization focused on ranger empowerment, welfare, and facilitation. As the executive director she has also initiated the 'Walk with Rangers' program and has worked closely with the authorities in enhancing collaboration within the sector. Having developed a keen interest in safeguarding Africa's natural resources, Raabia has been a notable contributor to the legislative amendments in the historic Wildlife Act in Kenya, which has seen phenomenal commitment to preserving the country's ecology. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Raabia plans to continue her work in conservation with a focus on improved wildlife and environmental law enforcement to ensure that Africa's wildlife is protected for generations to come.

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