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.
She has been trained on youth organisations,international development, global citizenship, leadership and Gender governance by renowned global institutions such as the institute of development studies (IDIS) in the UK the International institute for justice and the rule of Law (IIJ), the National Democratic Institute (NDI), the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), the European Commission- Europe Aid Cooperation and North South Centre of the Council of Europe.
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 Africa and the globe.