Awards & Recognition

 

Finalist, Stockholm Challenge Award 2006

 

International Scientific Seed Magazine’s – 1 of 8 revolutionary minds in Science who put their work to effect global change 2007

 

Excellence in Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to the Promotion of Tourism and Empowerment of Women in Uganda 2007

 

Winner, World Summit Award, Digital Inclusion in Bwindi Communities 2007

 

Skal Foundation Kampala Chapter 611 for promoting conservation activities in Uganda 2007

 

British Council Outstanding Young Alumni Award 2008

 

San Diego Zoo Conservation-In-Action Medal Award 2008

 

Whitley Gold Award 2009

 

King’s College Budo, Medal of Achievement 2009

 

World Economic Forum, Young Global Leaders 2010

 

Conde Nast Traveler Magazine Runners Up Environmental Award 2010

 

Wings World Quest Women of Discovery Humanitarian Award 2011

 

King’s College Budo, Award of Excellence for Performance in the Wildlife and Veterinary Profession 2012

 

CEO Magazine, Most Influential Women in Business and Government Award 2014

 

MTN Science and Technology Award of the Year 2014

 

Red Carpet Performance Awards, Environmentalist of the Year 2017

 

Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Excellence Award for Outstanding Contribution to Wildlife Conservation in Uganda 2017

 

Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, Certificate of Dedicated Service as a Board Member 2017

 

SAG-SEED Award 2017

 

Global Development Network Award 2015 – 2017

 

Golden Jubilee Award for distinguished service, from the President of Uganda 2017

 

National Geographic Explorer 2018

 

Henry Arnold Fellow 2018

 

Sierra Club Earth Care Award 2018

 

Jane Goodall Institute, Award for Conservation 2018

 

Finalist, Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa  2019

 

Winner, St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2020

 

World Veterinary Day 2020 Award

 

American Society of Mammalogists, Aldo Leopold Award 2020

 

Finalist, Tällberg Eliasson Global Leadership Prize 2020

 

2021 UNEP Champions of the Earth Award in the Science and Innovation category

 

2021 Finalist, Tällberg Eliasson Global Leadership Prize

 

Avance Media 2021 100 Most Influential African Women

 

Winner, Tällberg Eliasson Global Leadership Prize 2022

Finalist, Indianapolis Prize, 2023

Winner, Most Outstanding Female in Wildlife Conservation at the Africa Outstanding Professionals Awards, 2023