The United Nations on Monday appointed two Kenyan women to serve in top-level positions.
Nanjala Nyabola, a writer, researcher, and activist will be on the advisory board on effective multilateralism.
Dr. Jemimah Njuki who was recently named as one of the 100 most influential people in gender and policy, will lead the work on Women’s Economic Empowerment around the world. She will sit at the UN’s offices in New York.
“This month, I am extremely excited to start a new assignment as Chief, Economic Empowerment at UN Women,” Dr Njuki wrote of on LinkedIn.
Dr. Njuki believes that current global, regional, and national commitment, as well as the voices of civil society and women around the world are reassuring for a more equitable world.