Vivian Wanjiku

Gender Policy Program Coordinator

Vivan joins us with a rich background working on gender equality initiatives. Prior to joining the Web Foundation, she worked in civil society as the Africa Beijing+25 consultant on the review and development of the Africa Beijing +25 Parallel Report. Before that, she interned at UN Women with the “End Violence Against Women” program, where she was involved in the EU spotlight program and assisted in compiling good practices, advocacy materials and a report of each country’s office. She also served as a consultant at the UN Women Eastern and Southern Africa office working in 3 thematic areas: Women Peace & Security, Leadership & Governance, as well as Humanitarian Assistance. She was part of auditing the electoral laws for the Eastern and Southern African countries holding elections between 2019-2021 to increase women’s political participation as well as protect them from election violence.