Tagged: women in leadership

Mereza Atieno Akell, the only woman elected member of the Migori County Assembly. She has embarked on rigorous campaigns to reclaim seat.

MCA begins quest to reclaim seat

The adage that politics is a dirty game has in most cases served to discourage women aspiring for political seats. But for Mereza Atieno Akell, this only served to propel...

Maria Mbeneka, the Vice President of the East African Law Society. She is the second woman to hold the Vice President’s  seat since Raychelle Omamo, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Defense. Photo Courtesy

Maria Mbeneka at the top

When in April this year she failed to capture a seat to act as a representative of LSK in Nairobi, she knew that one day she will have her chance...