Team Member


I am a professional with over 14 years of experience in gender, research, education, health and social development. I have been involved in the coordination and implementation of development, research, policy and humanitarian projects that focus on: Gender, Livelihood, Sexual Reproductive Health, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support; Children and Youth policy; Forced Displacement in national and international contexts like Nigeria, Uganda, Ghana, IvoryCoast, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya. I have worked with organizations like Nascent Research and Development Organisation, World Bank, Medecins Sans Frontieres -France, International Committee of the Red Cross, Voluntary Services Overseas, Refugee Consortium of Kenya . As a consultant I have worked with Care International, African Union, Manion Daniels, Banyan Global, USAID, World University Services of Canada , Swiss Development Cooperation, SwissContact, Danish Refugee Council amongst many others. I hold a Masters degree from the Erasmus University International Institute of Social Studies , Hague Netherlands (NUFFIC Scholarship). Currently I am undertaking a MBA in Healthcare Management at Strathmore University and I hold a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and Psychology from University of Nairobi. I have published journal articles, 2 book chapters and reports.
I am deeply committed to co- creating research environments where emerging scholars/researchers can thrive and implement impactful and meaningful research projects. I believe in working with other committed professionals to make this happen and in establishing learning communities among researchers. The aim is to break the hierarchies that are prevalent in academia. I Initiated a multidisciplinary journal club for emerging scholars on WhatsApp. The participants who include postgraduate students, faculty, freelance researchers are drawn from over 16 universities in Kenya and abroad. The club has grown to have over 1000 members from different disciplines. I am also the Research Committee lead of AFELT, a professional association for academic staff and other major players in higher education as well as a Steward with AuthorAid and I am also a facilitator of the Author Aid Social Sciences Journal club which has 254 members. I am also a coach of the international students who attend the Advance Master in International Development course delivered in the Netherlands and Kenya.
14+ Years Of Experience