Meet the Founder

SuzanneSuzanne Fehsenfeld

Suzanne Fehsenfeld founded Sidekick Foundation in 2011 from her passion for wildlife conservation with a global vision. Her frequent African travels to the Maasai Mara inspired Sidekick’s first boots on the ground initiative, Mara Elephant Project, which she founded to protect the region’s African elephants. Suzanne possesses both a global and local lens. Her commitment to wildlife conservation prevails globally through her work with Space for Giants and Stop Ivory and in Indiana as a founder member of the Indianapolis Zoo.