Board of Directors


Dorothy serves as Deputy Director, Operations – providing the strategic leadership necessary to achieving AWARD’s mission of building a more gender responsive agricultural innovation system.Dorothy worked as the Mentoring Coordinator for AWARD for over eight years. She thus has experience in designing and implementing mentoring programs.
She has 39 years experience working with African agricultural networks. Before AWARD, she worked as Coordinator of the Regional Agricultural Information Network (RAIN) of the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA). She started her career as a Planning Officer with the Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture, and later served for 10 years as a Program Manager with the African, Caribbean and Pacific / European Union (ACP/EU) Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), based in Wageningen, the Netherlands. She has also previously worked with the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), Nairobi, Kenya. Dorothy holds a master’s in information sciences from Loughborough University of Technology, U.K., and a bachelors in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi.

At Eider Africa Limited Dorothy takes part in conceptualising and designing mentorship programs
39+ Years Of Experience