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”

RESEARCH GRANTS/ AWARDS; RECOGNITION TRAINING & CONSULTANCIES

TRAINING

  • 2021: Conducted a Gender Training for Murang’a Banana and Plantains Stakeholders.
  • 2019: Facilitated a Training of Senior Management on Gender Responsive Budgeting- GRB at Kenyatta University held on 28th May.
  • 2019: Facilitated a Training of Trainers Workshop on Gender and Sexual & Gender Based Violence at Kenyatta University on 14th – 15th March
  • 2019: Represented  Kenyatta University at Ministry of Gender- State Department to organize for the National Celebrations on the International Women’s Day- January to March  -
  • 2018: Facilitated during the Staff Training on Gender mainstreaming into Curriculum organized by Centre for Gender Equity and Empowerment at Kenyatta University on 21st June.
  •  2016: Facilitated during the Link and Gender Training in Making Value chains Work for Food and Nutrition Security of Vulnerable Populations in East Africa at Gillian Hotel-Machakos- Kenya on 10th – 15th October.
  • 2016: Facilitated the Gender Mainstreaming in the  curriculum For  the Faculty in the Schools of Medicine, Engineering and Public Health  at Kenyatta University on 13th June
  • 2014: Facilitated during the training of Curriculum Committee members From the School of Business and School of Humanities and Social Sciences on 22nd September.
  • 2013: Facilitated in the sensitization workshop on Gender Mainstreaming in Higher Education organized by the Center for Gender and Disability Center: Murang’a University College on 24th October.
  • 2013: Facilitated in the Training of Trainers' (T.O.T) Workshop on capacity building for students in gender awareness and dissemination of K.U Revised Gender Policy at KU Students Business Center 10th October.
  • 2013:   Facilitated in the Training of Trainers' (TOT) for Peer Educators Workshop on the topic: “Sexual Gender Based Violence” at KU Students Business Center 13th -17th May.
  • 2012: Facilitated in Training of Trainers' (TOT) Workshop for senior management and senate on HIV Mainstreaming and Integration into Curriculum held at BSSC 012 Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC) September 25thth -26th,
  • 2012:Facilitated in the Training of Trainers' (TOT) Workshop on capacity building for students in gender awareness and dissemination of KU gender policies at KU Students Business Center 12th -13th Oct..
  • 2012: Moderated the Mentoring Capacity Building Seminar for Staff Mentors at KUCC on 21st August,.
  • 2012: Facilitated a workshop on HIV and AIDS Integration into the University Core Business for Masinde Murilo University of Science and Technology (MMUST), at Busia Institute of Agriculture, Busia Kenya on 4th- 7th, July.
  • 2012: Moderated the workshop on the launch of the Gender week at the Business and Students’ Services Center, K.U on 2nd March
  • 2006: Facilitated as a resource person in training on Gender and Community Mobilization for World Vision, November 3rd-4th, 2006, Kahawa Urban program-Nairobi.
  •  2003: Facilitated a workshop on Gender Factors in Managing Education in Nairobi for the   Directorate of Personnel Management at the Agriculture Resource Center, Egerton University on April 14-15th.
  • 2002: Facilitated a training workshop on the Role of Women in Business Management at the Kenya Institute of Business Training,   March 3rd

RESEARCH GRANTS

  •  2021: Addressing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Through Inter- Community Models in Kenya funded by Association of Commonwealth Universities- A Coventry University Fellowship( PI)
  • 2020: Effectiveness of SGBV Mitigation and Prevention Programmes in Enhancing Women’s Economic Empowerment funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ( PI).
  • 2020: A gender lens on social, economic, and safety impact of Covid-19 among adolescents and young adults in Nairobi-Kenya with  Prof. Michele Decker- Johns Hopkins University-School of Public Health (PI)/Wamue-Ngare(Co-PI)- Supplement to AGILE/OPP11638847/15/2020-06/30/2021
  • 2020: Gender Equity and Empowerment in Education and Labour Systems in liaison with Prof. Michele Decker (PI)/Wamue-Ngare (Co-PI) 1/11/2019-1/11/2020
  • 2019: “Technological Response to Sex & Gender Based Violence (SGBV) at Kenyatta University funded by the Association of Commonwealth Universities Prof. G. Ngare(PI) 12934345 ACU2/9/2019-2/9/2020
  • 2019: UNESCO grant to start a STEM club in KU –launched on  the International Day for Women in Science held on annually on 11th February; in 2019.
  • 2018: Phenotyping The Banana Biodiversity to Identify Climate Smart Varieties with Optimal Market Potential in Africa and Europe’- [other countries in partnership are Belgium, Spain, and Uganda). European-Union LEAP-AGR grant Prof. G. Ngare(PI) A17/EU/0318-1/9/2018-1/9/2021
  • 2018: Contextual Factors that Determine the Success and Failure of Microfinance Schemes for Poverty Reduction among Rural Women in Ghana and Kenya; Prof. John Ganle  (PI)and Prof. G. Ngare ( Co-PI) (PRR01-AAU)- 30/7/2015-1/8/2018
  • 2017: Assessment of the  Impact Of The Tamar Campaign As A Tool To Address Sexual & Gender Based Violence In Eastern Democratic Republic Of Congo. (PI) Prof. Karen Trojensen, (Co-PI) Prof. G. Ngare2978/NCA-30/4/2016-1/5/2018
  • 2018: Integrated on-Farm Nurseries of Tissue Culture (TC) Bananas and Multipurpose Trees (MTPs) For Gender  Responsive and Sustainable Food Security in Nyanza County”: Prof. G. Ngare (PI) NCST/RCD/ST&I/WS/3rdCALL?110-1/9/2015-30/8/2018
  • 2015- “The Contextual Factors that Determine the Success and Failure of Microfinance Schemes for Poverty Reduction among Rural Women in Ghana and Kenya : The Association of African Universities’ Policy-Relevant Research Programme with  Dr. John Kuumuori Ganle, Prof. Grace Wamue-Ngare, Mr. Kwadwo Afriyie, Dr. Alexander Yao Segbefia, Dr. Pauline Kamau
  •  2015: National Council for Science and Technology: “Integrated on-Farm Nurseries of Tissue Culture (TC) Bananas and Multipurpose Trees (MTPs) For Gender  Responsive and Sustainable Food Security in Nyanza County”: PI
  • 2010: Lake Victoria Basin (VicRes) Research “Banana Tissue Culture and Nutrient Enhancement for Food Security and Income Generation among People Living With AIDS in the Lake Victoria Basin Prof. John Muyonga (PI),  Prof. G. Ngare( PI)=VIC/P03/07/09/09=28/11/2007-28/11/2010
  • 2007: Lake Victoria Basin (VicRes) Research “Banana Tissue Culture and Nutrient Enhancement for Food Security and Income Generation among People Living With AIDS in the Lake Victoria Basin-
  • 2012- Integrated on-Farm Nurseries of Tissue Culture (TC) Bananas and Multipurpose Trees (MTPs) For Gender  Responsive and Sustainable Food Security in Nyanza County funded by  the National Council for Science and Technology(NCST)= with Ms Mary Mwangi (PI) (KU), Dr. Mary Onyango (KARI -Kisii) and Dr. Jane Njuguna (KEFRI).
  • 2011- A National Gender Impact Assessment for the National Agriculture and Livestock Program (NALEP) with Prof. C. Ndungo (PI) (KU), Dr. Okemwa  (KU), Mr. Paul Kizito (KU) and Ms. Geladine Musyoka (KU)
  • 2008- “Banana Tissue Culture and Nutrient Enhancement for Food Security and Income Generation among People Living With AIDS in the Lake Victoria Basin Lake Victoria Basin (VicRes) Research Award  - with Prof. John Muyonga (PI)( Makerere), Prof. Zipporah Ng’ang’a (JKUAT) Late  Mr. Alex Manyama (Sokoine) and Ms. Mary Mwangi (KU)
  •  2003: Impact of Religion in Resolving Armed Conflicts in East Africa: The Senior Scholars’ (OSSREA) Research Grant
  • 2001-Won the East African Scholars Visiting Award Scheme at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Center for African Studies, University of London.

Dr. Pacificah Okemwa

 Chairperson
Department of Gender and Development Studies


 

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