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”

Book Chapters

  • Rono, J.K. & Ombaka, D.M. (2021). Social Work with refugees and migrants in Kenya. In Robkopf, R. & Heilman, K. (2021). International Social Work and forced migration: Developments in Africa, Arab and European countries. Leverkusen-Opladen: Budrich GmbH.  ISBN 978-3-8474-2288-4

  • Ombaka, D.M. (2008). Risk-free education and some of its consequences in Kenya. Sanna, P., Otiende, J.E., Aseka, E.M., Mburu, J.N., Kiio, M. & Koech, J. (eds). Education and reality: Reflections on Luigi Giussani’s book The risk of education. Nairobi: Foundazioni AVSI & Kenyatta University. ISBN: 9966-7333-0-2.
  • Ombaka, D.M. (2004). Politics, law and development. Muia, D.M. & Otiende, J.E. (eds). Introduction to development studies for Africa, pp. 66-106. Nairobi: Acacia. ISBN 9966-917-35-7
  • Ombaka, D.M. (2004). The role of science and technology in development. Muia, D.M. & Otiende, J.E. (eds). Introduction to development studies for Africa, pp. 192-218. Nairobi: Acacia. ISBN: 9966-917-35-7.
  • Ombaka, D.M. (2001). Education and democracy in Kenya: Politics and myths. Otiende, J.E. & Njoroge, G.K (eds). Education, gender and democracy in Kenya, pp. 27-46. Nairobi: Quest & Insight in association with Friends of the Book Foundation. ISBN 9966-925-15-5

Consultancy and Project Reports

  • Evaluation of the Korean Volunteer Organization’s feeding programme at Got Matar Primary School, Bondo, 2008

Non-Reviewed Conference Papers

  • International Social Work Week Conference held at the University of Applied Sciences Wurzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany. Presented a paper: “Social work with refugees in Kenya”, Wurzburg, November 13-17, 2017.
  • Technology and Management at the Interface of Cultures: Harnessing culture and technology for sustainable development, good governance and innovative technology transfer Conference held at
  • Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOUST), Bondo, 2015. Paper, “Eco-friendly dry-land agriculture and water technologies in Kitui County, Kenya”, presented by M. Mutiso, written by Ngeranwa, J., Kamau, A. & Ombaka D.
    Education as an Introduction to Reality Workshop held at AVU Main Hall, Kenyatta University, 26-27 July 2007. Presented a paper “Risk-Free Education and Some of its Consequences in Kenya”
  • Youth in Eastern Africa: Past and Present Perspectives held at the Outspan Hotel, Nyeri, 28-30 June 2006. Presented a paper “The Changing Face of Electoral Politics in Kenya: The Youth and the 2005 Referendum”
  • The Fourteenth Kenya Library Association Annual Conference held at the Nairobi Safari Club, November 2000. Presented a paper “Governance for Kenya in the Information Age: Serekali or Sirikali?”
  • Conference on Economic Reform in Kenya held at Silver Springs Hotel, Nairobi 13- 16 December 1994. Presented a paper “Retrenchment and the Prospects for Enhanced Human Rights in Kenya in the Era of Economic Reform in the 1990s”

Other Publications

  • Ombaka, D.M. (2016). “Why the Galana-Kulalu Project will impoverish Kenyans more”. In Business Daily, December 22, 2016.
  • Ombaka, D.M. (2016). “Galana-Kulalu project bad idea”. Opinion in The Standard newspaper, p. 15, Wednesday, November 10, 2016.
  • Ombaka, D.M. (2016). “Of Kenya’s eaters and eatists”. Online publication by the Route to Food.com

 Scholarly Presentations at Conferences/Workshops/Seminars

  • International Social Work Week Conference held at the University of Applied Sciences Wurzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany. Presented a paper: “Social work with refugees in Kenya”, Wurzburg, November 13-17, 2017.
  • International Conference on Social and Human Development Outcomes of Education held at Kenyatta University Conference Centre.Presented a paper “Sowing seeds of discord: Ethnicity as an educational outcome in Kenya”, 12-14 November 2008.
  • Education as an Introduction to Reality Workshop held at AVU Main Hall, Kenyatta University, 26-27 July 2007. Presented a paper “Risk-Free Education and Some of its Consequences in Kenya”
  • Youth in Eastern Africa: Past and Present Perspectives held at the Outspan Hotel, Nyeri, 28-30 June 2006. Presented a paper “The Changing Face of Electoral Politics in Kenya: The Youth and the 2005 Referendum”
  • International Conference on Transformation of Higher Education Management and Leadership for Efficacy in Africa held at Kenyatta University, 12-16 November 2001. Presented a paper “Issues of
  • Conflict in Higher Education: The Perception of Academic Freedom Among Undergraduate Students in Universities in Kenya”
  • National Conference on Higher Education for Human Development in Kenya held at Kenyatta University, 17-20 April 2000. Presented a paper “Education as Science and Technology: The Challenge of Assessing its Social Impact in Kenya”
  • Conference on Education and Democracy in a Democratic Kenya held at Fairview Hotel, Nairobi, May 1993. Presented a paper “Education and Democracy in Kenya: Politics and Myths”

Dr. Pacificah Okemwa

 Chairperson
Department of Gender and Development Studies


 

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