Meet The Fellows

Roda Ali

Roda Ali is a proudly independent woman who believes in change. Through teaching, she has had the opportunity to change many lives. She believes the low quality of education available in her country is one of the biggest reasons for the non-existent development we experienced over the last two decades. Relying on her ambition and experience, her goal is to improve the education sector of her country

Sheila Awuor
Sheila Awuor
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Sheila Achieng Awuor has over 3 years of experience in volunteering, specifically focusing on transformational leadership. Sheila is a co-founder and a key implementer for Jabulani Youths For Transformation, where she focuses on children and youth empowerment using several practical and daily encounters to improve the current and future lives of those she works with. Sheila holds a bachelor's degree in Food Science and Technology from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya.

Winnie Griffin Zakayo
Winnie Griffin Zakayo
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Winnie Zakayo has over two years of experience in electrical engineering with an emphasis on design installation for public and private institutions. Currently, Winnie is an Engineer trainee at a private engineering and environmental management consultancy firm called FBNE Limited. Here, she focuses on preparation of proposals, designs and specifications, administration of tender documentations, and negotiations and managing of contracts in her respective field.

Yuvenalis Ogendi
Yuvenalis Ogendi
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Yuvenalis Ogendi has over three years' experience in legal and policy research. Currently, Yuvenalis is pursuing a post-graduate diploma in Law for admission to the Bar and sits on the Taskforce on Access for Persons Living with a Disability, aimed at creating a universal design policy in higher education institutions. He is also actively examining whether the legal and institutional policy frameworks in Kenya are sufficient and practical enough to get the country past the resource curse from a human rights-based approach.