Deputy Director, Fellowships And Institutional Partnerships
Dorothy leads a team of staff in implementing the AWARD Fellowship, leadership, training, mentoring and alumnae engagement activities. She also provides overall strategic and management support to the program. With 35 years' experience working with African agricultural networks, Dorothy previously worked as the Mentoring Coordinator of AWARD.
Before joining AWARD, Dorothy was Coordinator of the Regional Agricultural Information Network (RAIN) of the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA). She started her career as a Planning Officer with the Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture, and later served for 10 years as a Program Manager with the African, Caribbean and Pacific / European Union (ACP/EU) Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), based in Wageningen, the Netherlands. She has also previously worked with the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), Nairobi, Kenya. Dorothy holds a masters in Information Sciences from Loughborough University of Technology, U.K., and a bachelors in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi.