Learning to be a Leader: Whole Woman; Whole Leader; Whole World
The Candle for Leadership given to each Participant of the the GWLN 2015
The GWLN 2015 Coaches
Being Inspired in the Great Dinner at Silicon Valley.
Participants at the Great Dinner- Silicon Valley Los Santos
With some of the Participants from Nepal
Participants Awaiting to Declare the Vision for Each Leader
Participants Awaiting to Declare the Vision for Each Leader
The Seven Member Kenyan Team in the GWLN 2015 Program, with the Kenyan Vision- “ We Believe a New World is Possible for Kenya Women”

Title/Qualifications: Ph. D
Department/Unit/Section: Sociology
Contact Address: P.O. Box 52090 – 00200
Position: Lecturer
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Area of Specialization: Sociology of Ageing (Gerontology), Health and Social Policy, Research Methods and Statistics

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Research Interests: 

Aging issues among them old age economic insecurity, social protection for the vulnerable older adults, health care policy and access, palliative care for older adults, and rights of the older adults in developing countries, social statistics, and research methodology.

Publications

Book Chapters:

  • Mwangi, S. M. (Forthcoming). Support systems for rural older Kenyans. In Kunkel, S., de Medeiros, K.S., and Whittington, Global Ageing: Comparative perspectives on aging and the life course, 2nd Ed. Thousands Oak, CA: Springer Publishing.
  • Mwangi, S.M. (2014). Social support systems for rural older adults in Kenya. In Kunkel, S., Brown, J.S., and Whittington, F., pp. 250 – 254, Global Ageing: Comparative perspectives on aging and the life course. Thousands Oak, CA: Springer Publishing.
  • Mwangi, S. M. (2009). International Non-Governmental Organizations working in the field of ageing. In E. Palmore, F. Whittington, & S. Kunkel (Eds.). International Handbook on Aging 3rd Ed. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
  • Mwangi, S. M. (2009). Kenya. In E. Palmore, F. Whittington, & S. Kunkel (Eds.). International Handbook on Aging 3rd Ed. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

 Funded Research:

  • Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) (2019). Two research projects: Extending Pension Coverage to Informal Sector Workers; and Segmentation of Pension Benefits in Kenya. Funding organization: RBA. Amount: Ksh. 5,255,813 (Informal Sector Workers) and Ksh. 5,133,134 (Segmentation). Role: Co-Investigator.
  • Kenyatta University Vice-Chancellor’s Research Grant. (2017). An assessment of the production of social science research by universities and its utilization by policy makers and practitioners in Kenya. Amount: Ksh. 1,500,000. Role: Co-Investigator.
  • Iowa University Endowment Grant. (2015). Rapid diagnostic tests acceptance and usage by health care professionals in Kenya. Amount: US$10,000. Role: Co-Investigator.
  • Kenyatta University Vice-Chancellor’s Research Grant. (2012). Multi-Dimensional Impacts of A Rural Industrial Park: The Case Of Magana Town, Kiambu County. Amount: Ksh. 2,507,600. Role: Co-Investigator. 

Dr. Pacificah Okemwa

 Chairperson
Department of Gender and Development Studies


 

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