Passionate environmentalist shortlisted among Most Influential Young Kenyan

Environmentalist Lily Tanui (right) with first lady Margaret Kenyatta at a past fucntion. Ms. Tanui is among the young Kenyans shortlisted for the Most Influential personality contest.
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

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.