Stella Maranga is a Kenyan National with extensive experience in Gender Work, Women leadership and Women Peace and Security Work in Africa and beyond. She has just retired from working with the Africa Union as a Gender officer with the Africa Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM). Stella has been working on gender and women issues for over 25 years in various capacities. Her areas of interest and specialisation are leadership and governance; Women peace and security; andRead More
Jessica Mshama, a local Tanzanian 25 years of age. She is an entrepreneur and CEO of a sister-owned business (J Sisters Company) that owns a variety of businesses including a supermarket, a mini-industry, and a beauty parlor.
What inspired her to make a change is her Tanzanian community not being a good platform for girls’ economic independence. Society has made girls secondhand and inferior creating a mentality that girls need to be assisted and helped to be independent economically.
Maimuna Kanyamala is an award-winning Tanzanian feminist and entrepreneur who has actively campaigned for women’s rights in Tanzania for the last 20 years. She is currently the Executive Director and Founder of Mikono Yetu- the Center4Creativity and Innovation. a female-led NGO based in Mwanza, Tanzania that finds new ways of economically empowering less advantaged women, girls to access, own and control land resource more productively, profitably and sustainably.Read More
Julius Remius Kejo
Julius R. Kejo is a retired Secretary General and CEO of the Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS), a role he served for almost four and a half years (13th Nov 2016 to 5th April 2021). Major responsibilities included providing strategic and visionary leadership with full operational responsibility in the development, implementation and evaluation of strategies to effectively address emerging issues, risks and opportunities related to humanitarian work aimed at alleviating human suffering. As a CEO, Mr. Julius R. Kejo managed bilateral and cooperative partnerships with different partners including Government Institutions/departments, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), International of the Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies (IFRC), UN Agencies (UNHCR, UNICEF, UNFPA, WFP etc), various Red Cross National Societies and other NGOsRead More
He is currently a senior Multimedia Producer/Developer at the Centre for Virtual Learning (CVL) College of Information and Communication Technologies (CoICT). He is involved in training Academic staff in using technology in teaching, such as Learning Management System (Moodle), and developing course materials. Godfrey has a vast experience in research methodologies, both qualitative and quantitative methods and tools. Thus, excellent in qualitative data analysis and interpretation. He has substantial experience and expertise in Nvivo, Maxqda, and Atlas. ti. These are the most powerful and popular software for qualitative and mixed-method analysis. He is also terrific in ODK Technologies for Mobile phone data collection.Read More
Kurt Madoerin (Honorary Member)
Dr. Kurt Madoerin is a philanthropist and sociologist who developed and applied resilience concepts in Tanzania, Africa, and the globe through tdhc-ch, Humuliza organization, REPSSI, and currently KWA WAZEE. Besides, he is a lifetime professional mentor of KJRO founders. We appreciate his investment in us!Read More