Jennifer Palmer

“Jennifer Palmer is an impassioned wildlife biologist, a global educator, public speaker, and an intrepid lover of nature. She travels the world to find creative solutions to our most pressing conservation conundrums and aims to create a paradigm shift in how we connect to nature and co-exist in harmony. As the founder of Women for […]

Tommi Wolfe

“The perfect blend of lifetime adventure, learning experience and unforgettable time with amazing people who are positively impacting our world. I don’t think there is any better way to spend a few weeks.”

Stephanie De Wit

“Words cannot express the passion, the love, the purpose that goes into and comes back out of this amazing organisation. You have to experience it first-hand.”

Lungile Dimba

“When I heard that Carla wanted me to join the Rise of The Matriarch, I was shocked and ecstatic. A little panicked because I hadn’t flown out of South Africa. Luckily I was arranged to go be on a flight with Joan. I call her “Mama Joan”. She befriended me from then onwards and my […]

Celokuhle “Smax” Biyela

“Oh Africa you beauty”. Zimbabwe is probably the last place I would have thought of visiting. We see so many people from there coming to find greener pastures here (South Africa) because it’s painted as this God forsaken country with so little to offer. I learnt so much from everyone that I was with, the […]

Laura Jane Thomas Gilks

Laura is the owner of Salt & Candy and is responsible for all our marketing. What better way to get to know your clients than getting your hands dirty with them? That is exactly what she did! ‘Rule 3. Meet the People You Help. As social animals, it is imperative for us to see the […]

Carla Geyser

“Life is most certainly an adventure filled with highs and not so high moments. Having created a life whereby l get to experience the beauty and challenges of mama Africa with incredible people from all walks of life, each with their own story is something I am truly grateful for. The ability to inspire people […]

Joan Arnestad

“What an amazing experience. You hear of human-wildlife conflict but until you actually get to experience it and talk to people on the ground, it just doesn’t hit home. A trip not to be forgotten – ever. Thank you, Carla, of Blue Sky Society, for this incredible adventure. When Carla emailed me to ask me […]

Erin Dickson

“A soul-shaking experience that that allowed me to see first hand all that Mama Africa has to offer, from the humblest of her people to the most majestic of her wildlife. An experience that grew me in ways I never thought imaginable. A journey I will treasure forever. What a privilege it was to be […]

Tarren Benson

“I never believed that a “small” road trip through Zim and Botswana would touch me so deeply and inspire me to not only be a better person but to give back. Being in and amongst passionate woman who would give up everything to affect even the tiniest change within Africa and her precious beasts, set […]

Emily Scott

“After spending two weeks with Carla on the Rise of the Matriarch expedition, there was no way I’d pass up this opportunity to travel with Blue Sky Society again! I learned so much about wildlife conservation and was incredibly privileged to meet with the local leaders who are on the front lines of this work […]