A young environment conservation enthusiast from Baringo County has been shortlisted among contestants for the 100 most influential young Kenyans in 2019.
Lily Tanui, who has been engaged in several conservation projects across the country was shortlisted in the contest which continues until the 7th of February where the winners will be announced.
Ms Tanui has also gotten the United Nations’ recognition for her role in environmental conservation activism which also earned her a scholarship from the Hungarian government to study Environmental Engineering at Budapest.
The environmentalist was shortlisted under the Social Enterprise and Philanthropy category and voters can support her by voting at http://ke.avancemedia.org/.
Others from the region who were shortlisted are:
H.E Stephen Sang – Law and Governance
Gideon Keter – Law and Governance
Angela Koech – Leadership and Civil Society
Linda Chepkwony – Personal Development and Academia
Towett Ng’etich – Science and Technology
Chebet Lesan – Social Enterprise and Philanthropy
Beatrice Chepkoech – Sports
Emmanuel Korir – Sports
Faith Kipyegon – Sports
Voting ends on the 7th of February.