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 
Department/Unit/Section: Sociology, Gender and Development Studies
Contact Address:P.  O Box 43844 -00100, Nairobi.
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Position: Lecturer
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Workshops Attended

  • Prevalence of Sexual and Gender Based Violence during the Post Election Violence. Lillian Towers, Nairobi (2006)
  • Discussing African Feminism – Kenyatta University (2008)
  • Dubai Conference on Capacity and Team Building - The Fairmont, Dubai (2009)
  • Gender Policy Implementation – Kenyatta University (June 2014)
  • Being a Leader Training - Kenyatta University (February 2018)

Research Experience

  • Compassion International (2007).Research assistant in the evaluation of support to orphaned and vulnerable children.
  • Kenya Institute of Education (2010-2012).Co-researcher for a baseline survey on Employee (teacher) satisfaction, Customer Satisfaction, Work Environment and alcohol and drug abuse among teachers.
  • Principal researcher on the effects of school-related gender-based violence among pupils in schools in informal settlements of Kasarani District, Nairobi province (2012)
  • Principal Researcher on “Men’s Involvement in the Prevention of Violence against Women in Nairobi City County, Kenya”. (2014-2018)

Professional Bodies

  • Member of the Society of Gender Professionals (SGP) - January 2019 to date

Dr. Pacificah Okemwa

Department of Gender and Development Studies


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