Richard Turere

Richard Turere; grew up as a Maasai cattle herder in Kenya and is an undergraduate student at the African Leadership University, where he is studying Global Challenges with a focus on wildlife conservation. Richard shared his innovation with the world at the TED Global Stage in California. He received a special commendation from Africa Leadership Awards for his critical role in protecting and creating awareness around the crisis facing lions in Kenya. He is recognized as Kenya’s youngest patent inventor and, in 2018, received the Anzisha prize award. In 2020 he became a Young Natgeo explorer, and he was a finalist at the Future for Nature awards in 2021.

Richard Turere is available for public speaking, collaborating on community-wildlife conservation. Please get in touch with your ideas.