Lambert Ngenzi was born in the Republic of Congo and immigrated to Seattle, WA with his family. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Washington State University with a degree in Environmental Science and a concentration in water resource management, and a minor in Geographic Information System. During his undergraduate studies, he conducted research on land use patterns in Ghana. After his graduation, he worked in West Uganda as a Princeton in Africa conservation fellow.
Lambert was also a McNair scholar and a Doris Duke Conservation program fellow. He is passionate about tackling the most pressing environmental issues around the world and has presented his research at more than 20 conferences.
Lambert speaks French, Lingala, and Kinyarwanda. He aspires to work as an Environment Officer when he joins the USAID Foreign Service. In his spare time, Lambert loves playing soccer, hiking, and meeting people.