Lillian Maboya

ALA Alumna

Lillian Maboya is a member of ALA’s 2011 Graduating Class and first and the first ALA graduate to join ALA’s Board of Trustees. Originally from South Africa, Lillian is passionate about the environment, and in the past, has worked at BioTherm Energy in Johannesburg, where she laid the foundation for the organization’s Economic Development department. After graduating from ALA, Lilian pursued a degree in environmental science and geography at the University of Cape Town. Lillian is also the founder of Tumbuka, a social enterprise that prioritizes education and green technology development in rural areas, and she is also an Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellow. At ALA, she was the house captain for Zambezi house, served on the student government, led a community service project then named Grow Green Itsuseng, and received the Africa Award for greatest passion for Africa.