Brighton Kaoma

2017 Fellowship Alumnus, Zambia

Brighton Kaoma Supports Young People in Achieving Sustainability Goals

Every young person should think about how sustainability affects them irrespective of their profession.”

Brighton Kaoma, 2017 Fellowship Alumnus, Zambia

2017 Fellowship Alumnus Brighton Mukupa Kaoma’s dedication to learning about the climate crisis, educating others, and protecting vulnerable communities began when he was very young. At 14, he started a radio program to educate his community about local environmental hazards and climate change, reaching 2 million people per week.

In 2019, Brighton joined Columbia University’s Environmental Science and Policy program. Learn more about his work and dedication to climate change in this article from Columbia Climate School’s State of the Planet.