Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Grace Mageka is a global governance scholar, public policy practitioner and human rights advocate.
She has worked for peace building, gender equality and women empowerment for the last five years through grassroots activism, advocacy, research, capacity building and mentoring young human rights activists.
Grace has been at the forefront to promote gender equality and Inclusive development by mobilizing young men and women to take ownership of the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals and participate in the post 2015 process and make their voices heard through the Voice Africa’s Future campaign.
She has carried advocacy actions on Gender Equality Policy Dialogues to ensure Equality between Women and Men to actively and efficiently participate in the monitoring of Policies concerning Gender Equality and women's rights in the political, Economic, social and cultural fields and develop good advocacy practices that focuses on advocacy and monitoring of the progress of women related policies.
She is highly skilled in Diplomacy, Communication, Strategic Management, Team development and Community conflict mediation.she holds leadership positions with several youth led regional and international organizations.
She is an international youth adviser, she has represented both youth and women constituencies in various platforms at the United Nations, African Union and European Union.She is involved in several progressive civil society groups and movements and very passionate about realization of national human rights standards of marginalized youths and women living in conflict situations and Her passions lie in focusing on building movements of marginalized youths and poor rural women in Kenya and the Africa.