Members of the CODESRIA team, comprising of the participants and trainers during the opening ceremony of the CODESRIA College of Academic Mentors Institute training graced by the Registrar RIO, Professor Vincent Onywera, accompanied by key note speaker Dr. Godwin Murunga
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Participants comparing notes in their groups during the Group Discussion Session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography referring to her notes on Research Integrity and Ethics during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the KUCC
The gracious Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography, explaining ethical concepts in research to members of the CODESRIA team during the 10 day workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Lead trainer, Professor Bangura of Howard University responding to participants’ queries during question and answer session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura explaining to the participants about the Ideal Dissertation Structure during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Chris Shisanya giving his presentation on Epistemological Paradigms in Social Research during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School at KUCC
Professor Ishmael Munene presenting a certificate of participation to Lydia Amoah from University of Ghana during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Florence Shingirayi Chamisa from University of FortHare during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Sylvester Kohol Shima from University of Ibadan during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitators Professors Chris Shisanya being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitators Professors Joy Obando being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
Dr. Godwin Murunga, the Incoming Executive Secretary of CODESRIA giving his closing remarks during the workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.

Lydia Wakanyi Kahindi

 

Title/qualifications: .
Department/unit/section:
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Contact address:
Kenyatta University P. O. Box 43844 - 00100 Nairobi
Position:
Lecturer
Areas of  Specialization: African Religion and Culture, Ritualism and Symbolism in African Religion, Sociology of Religion, Phenomenology of Religion.                  
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Currently: Lecturer at Kenyatta University, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies. I am also a Research Consultant with several local and international organizations. I am a strong supporter of the Women’s Movement in Kenya, spearheading gender equity in partnership with various advocacy groups.                                           
Academic Background: Currently writing my Ph.d Thesis, on Single Parenthood, hoping to graduate in December 2013. I have a Master of Arts in Religious Studies, Bachelor of Education(Hons.) as well as Secondary and Primary education.                                                                                    
Related Professional Training: I have a Post-Graduate Diploma in Communication, (University of Southern California), Monitoring and Evaluation Research Methods, (Population Communications International). My research interests are in African Religion and the Environment, Ethics and Morality basis of Abundant Life and Women Health Issues.                                                                                  
Fellowships/Awards: The Population Institute,XXIInd Global Media Award for the Best Radio Program on Health Issues, 2001, Population Communications International/ Packard Media Fellow at the Media Leadership Development Program, at USC and Washington D.C. 2003, Culture and Health Initiatives by Path, 2005, African Religious Philosophy is Society,2006. In addition, I am also actively involved in Community Development, Safe Motherhood initiatives and Supporting Girl-Child Education. I am also a founder Member, Gikuyu Language Association and strong campaigner for mainstreaming of African Languages.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014 15:40

Dr. Newton Kahumbi Maina
Chairperson
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies