Grace Wamue-Ngare

Senior Technical Advisor, Women's Economic Empowerment Hub, Kenyatta University

Prof. Grace Wamue-Ngare is an Associate Professor of Gender and Development Studies, and Director, Centre for Gender Equity and Empowerment – Kenyatta University. She is also a key leader in the Women’s Economic Empowerment (KU-WEE) Hub at Kenyatta, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She is a renowned consultant and trainer in Gender and development. Prof. Ngare is a distinguished scholar, author and researcher who has received numerous grants and awards from major funding bodies- European Union- LEAP Agri (Sustainable agriculture); Norwegian Church Aid (Tamar Campaign Model in DRC); Association of African Universities (AAU)( Micro-Finance), National Council for Science and Technology (NCST)( Gender Responsive food production); Lake Victoria Basin Research Initiative and the Organization of Social Science Research in East Africa (OSSREA). Grace is an alumnus of SOAS, Global Women Leadership Network (GWLN) and a celebrated Course Leader/trainer for the International program “Being a Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership, an Ontological/Phenomenological Model”. Prof. Ngare is a recipient of the Leicester Institute for Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow 2018/2019.