Consolata Gathoni Gitau
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Consolata Gathoni Gitau is an experienced and passionate ecologist working in the environment conservation and research fields. She has a BSc in Range and MSc in Range Management from South Eastern Kenya University and the University of Nairobi respectively. She is a PhD student at Nottingham Trent University in the Ecology and Environmental Biology program and a volunteer at Kijabe Environment Volunteers. She is a member of Women in Conservation Technology (WiCT) and Conservation Leadership Program (CLP) Alumni Network. Consolata has previously worked with BirdLife International, International Livestock Research Institute (Mazingira center), African Fund for Endangered Wildlife and Kenya Wildlife Service. One of her proudest accomplishments was receiving an award for the best poster presentation at the 15th Pan African Ornithological Congress, which was held in Zimbabwe in November 2022. She chose to pursue Ecology from her zeal to contribute to a better life for the communities in rangelands and conservation of wildlife and their habitat, specifically those on the verge of extinction.