Professor John Aluko Orodho

Professor John Aluko Orodho is A Team Leader of Skilling and Mentorship and member of the Technical Committee for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation(BMGF) at Kenyatta University Women Economic Empowerment Hub. He is also a Principal Investigator for the BMGF Project   Capacity Building of Girls and Women in Economic Empowerment in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through Lifelong Learning. Prof. Orodho teaches Curriculum Studies, Research Methods, Statistics as well as Monitoring and Evaluation in the Department of Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies, School of Education, Kenyatta University. A part from teaching, he has undertaken and successfully accomplished several gender-sensitive multi-disciplinary research studies on Women Empowerment. These include:  Women’s work in small scale enterprises in Mombasa County, Kenya; Population growth, gender, and small scale farmers in Vihiga County, Kenya; and urban women workers in the informal sector and economic change in Kenya in the 1980 through the Scandinavian Institute of African Studies.  He is currently the co-chairman of Kenyatta University Standing Committee on Curriculum Reforms that Review, Monitor and respond to on-going education and Curriculum Reforms. Orodho is an internationally recognized researcher and visiting academician currently supporting the staff at the African Center for Excellence in Innovative Teaching and Learning Mathematics and Science (ACEITLMS) based at the University of Rwanda – College of Education. He has also been the National Liaison officer for the Organization of Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA).