Majka Burhardt has a passion for creating unusual connections. As a professional climber, conservation entrepreneur, author, and filmmaker, Majka has spent two decades leading multi-stage international ventures focused on current issues of cultural and environmental significance spanning Africa, Europe, South and North America.

Majka is the Founder and Executive Director of Legado, where she works to protect the world’s most threatened mountain ecosystems by working hand-in-hand with the people who call them home. Legado originated during a pioneering climbing and conservation research expedition to Mozambique. She is the author of Coffee Story: Ethiopia and Vertical Ethiopia: Climbing Toward Possibility in the Horn of Africa and Executive Producer of films Waypoint Namibia and Namuli. Wonder how this all comes together? Read her full bio here. Curious how to say her name? It’s “My-ka.”



Coffee Story: Ethiopia


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LEGADO

Majka’s work protecting the world’s most important mountain ecosystems by working hand-in-hand with the people who call them home.

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Speaking Reel

Impact, inspiration and passion from over two decades of personal experience on change leadership, teamwork, intuition, and global capacity.

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NEW PRESS

Professional climbing, twin mothering, kale cupcakes, and managing vertical passion as a family– The Cleanest Line


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recent endeavours




Photos: James Q Martin