Catherine Gaku Njeru

Catherine is from Embu County, where she is a gender specialist at the International Peace Support Training Center. Using this platform she has been involved in the design of Kenya’s national action plan for implementing UN 1325, has rolled out training for the military in peacebuilding, and has implemented a child development program in Embu county. Her work also took her to Marsabit County, where she engaged in women’s empowerment activities; she was recently relocated to do similar work in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She has more than ten years of experience in gender mainstreaming and curriculum development. Catherine has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Egerton University and a master’s degree in project planning and management from the University of Nairobi.

This profile was last updated January 18, 2018