Founder and C.E.O., Conservation Through Public Health
Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka
Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka is founder and C.E.O. of Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH), an award-winning N.G.O. that protects endangered gorillas and other wildlife through “One Health” approaches. After graduating from the Royal Veterinary College, she established the Uganda Wildlife Authority’s first veterinary department and founded CTPH after completing a zoological medicine residency and master’s degree at North Carolina Zoological Park and North Carolina State University, In 2015, she founded Gorilla Conservation Coffee to support farmers living around habitats where gorillas are found. Among many accolades and honors, she is a National Geographic explorer, Ashoka fellow and Mulago Foundation Henry Arnhold Fellow.
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