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: PhD, PGCSR, MSC, B.A. Hons, B.A.
Department/Unit/Section: Sociology, Gender And Development
Contact Address: 4163-00100 Nairobi
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Position: Lecturer

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Research And Publications

Journal Articles

  • Taylor, G., Wangaruro, J. & Papadopoulos, I. (2012) “It is my turn to give” Migrants’ perceptions of gift exchange and maintenance of identity, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 38 (7) pp. 1085-1100
  • Cheruiyot, D., Wangaruro, J. & Ombaka, D. (2016) Influence of Constituency Development Fund on Education and Health in Samburu West Constituency, Kenya, International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 6 (8) pp. 263-268
  • Peter Kiprotich, Dr. Jane Wangaruro, Dr. Gladys Nyachieo (2018) Influence of Youth Self-Help Group Members Skills on Group Performance in Aldai Constituency, Nandi County, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific Research and Management (IJSRM) Vol. 6 (7) pp. 2321-3418


  • Wangaruro, P., & Wangaruro, J. (2014) Responsible Parenting (Study manual series one) ISBN 996607006-0
  • Wangaruro, P., & Wangaruro, J. (2013) Parents on a mission to protect their children from destiny killers, Tinta Image Communications, Kenya ISBN 996606036-7
  • Wangaruro, P., & Wangaruro, J. (2011) Seven pillars of a successful marriage, PMM group publishers UK. ISBN 996621370-8
  • Wangaruro, J. (2002) The impact of socio-economic characteristics and household attributes on child survival in Kenya. Unpublished MA dissertation, University of Pretoria
  • Research Projects And Grants
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of World Bank funded projects in Nakuru, Naivasha and Mombasa (2017). Evaluating the social impact assessment of projects implemented (Sociology component)
  • CONNESSA project (ongoing): Connecting knowledge, scales and actors; An integrated frame work for adaptive organic resource management, targeting soil aggradation and agro ecosystems’ resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa. Currently a Sociological researcher with ConneSSA, working on; linking social capital and science, termed in the project as work package 3 (WP3)
  • 2006-2011: “I have two homes” An investigation into the transnational identity of Kenyan migrants in the United Kingdom (UK) and how this relates to their wellbeing. Research project funded by Middlesex University; Unpublished PhD Thesis


  • February (1st-5th) 2016: CONNESSA workshop in Eldoret, Kenya .
  • June 2015: In attendance, public lecture by Professor Micere Mugo at Riara University;“A home away from home”
  • December 2012: Facilitator, Ruiru Prison; Chief Officers’ project management seminar
  • December 2012: Facilitator, Rebuilders’ for Christ Youth Camp “Excellence in education” 
  • Outreach And Community Service
  • November 2012: Chief guest - Graduation Ceremony; New Life Bible College and Seminary –extension college
  • 2013 Guest speaker, Sunday Service -Gachoire Girls High School
  • 2014 Guest speaker, Sunday Service- Moi Equator Girls High School
  • Co-founder Family Initiatives Trust-NGO (UK)
  • Co-founder Family Concern Initiatives-NGO (Kenya)
  • Co-founder Grace Chapel International – Githunguri
  • Board Member, African Women Network-NGO (Kenya)
  • Chairperson, Family Development Initiative- Kasarani Community Self-help group
  • Patron, Family Development Initiative – Githunguri Community Self-help group
  • Member, Faari Women Group, Nakuru
  • Member, Bevoc Women Group, Nairobi

Dr. Samuel M. Mwangi

Department of Gender and Development Studies


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