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Dr. Paula Kahumbu

Dr Kahumbu is the Executive Director of WildlifeDirect, and HANDS OFF OUR ELEPHANTS, mobilizing African leaders to protect elephants and advocate of strong penalties wildlife and ivory trafficking. Winner of the National Geographic Howard Buffet Award, Conservation Leadership in Africa, she also received special commendation 2013 United Nations Kenya Person of the Year for her critical role in creating awareness and mobilizing action around the crisis facing elephants in Kenya. http://wildlifedirect.org