Elizabeth Wathuti

Climate Activist and Founder
Green Generation Initiative

Elizabeth Wathuti is a passionate environmentalist and climate activist from Kenya. She is the founder Green Generation Initiative (GGI) and the Head of Campaigns and coordinator of Daima coalition for the protection of urban green spaces at the Wangari Maathai Foundation. At COP26, she has been serving as the Global South Youth Co-chair for the COP26 Civil Society and Youth Advisory Council. She also just recently addressed world leaders the World Leaders Summit opening ceremony at COP26 in Glasgow. Elizabeth is also a youth council member of the International Reserva: The Youth Land Trust. Due to her outstanding passion, leadership and personal commitment to environmental conservation and societal issues, she has received many awards such as; the Wangari Maathai Scholarship Award, The Diana International Award, Africa Green person of the year award, young climate champion award by the Global Climate Fund, The Commonwealth Youth Awards among many others. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental studies and community development from Kenyatta University and has also been named as one of the most influential young Africans.


Scaling up Efforts to Tackle the Climate Crisis and Building Forward Greener

20.00 - 21.30 (BKK)