Ministry of public Service, Gender, Senior citizens’ Affairs and Special Programmes lauds KU-WEE Hub on first year of Women’s Economic Empowerment project

The Hub staff, researchers and stakeholders retreated to Nakuru in December 2021 to take stock of the first year of the project implementation and chart a way froward for the second year. The Chief Guest during the five-day working retreat,Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Public Service, Gender, Senior Citizens’ Affairs & Special Programs, Prof. Margaret Kobia, was represented by the Chief Administrative Secretary(CAS), Hon. Rachael Shebesh. The CAS in her keynote address a “Reflection on the Importance of Gender Data for Policy Direction” lauded the Hub’s commitment to the generation of evidence to inform gender policies and programmes. Her sentiments were echoed by Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Paul K. Wainaina, who reiterated Kenyatta University’s commitment to knowledge generation and dissemination. We captured the moments in pictures!

 

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Paul K. Wainaina (Second left), poses with the CAS, Hon. Rachael Shebesh (center) ,flanked by Prof. Frederick Gravenir, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research Innovation & Outreach) (left), Hub Leader, Prof. Judith Waudo, and the Chairperson of the Hub’s Advisory Board, Prof. Caroline Thoruwa (Right).

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Paul K. Wainaina, poses with the CAS, Advisory board Chair, Hub Leader and some of the representatives of the Hub partners, including Mr. Macdonald Obudho (Kenya National Bureau of Statistics) (far left), Hon. Abraham Maruta (third from left) from the Tharaka Nithi County Government, and Mr. David Watene (second right), Ministry of education.

 

The PIs, Co-PIs and hub staff pose for a group photo after the working retreat