"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." John Quincy Adams                                                 "A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way." John C. Maxwell

The ACTIL Team

Director of ACTIL

Lady Boss

Dr. Josephine Odera

She is the current Director of the Africa Centre for Transformative and Inclusive Leadership (ACTIL), Kenyatta University. She has extensive leadership, research & management experience spanning both the public and academic sectors as well as the development field. She is a former Regional Director, West and Central Africa, UN Women, Regional Program Director, Central Africa, UNIFEM & Regional Advisor, Leadership & Governance at the United Nations Women Regional Office for East and Southern Africa. She has served as a lecturer at the Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, University of Nairobi; an officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Kenya and directed programs for international and regional organisations.

Other Staff

ACTIL Internship Programme

The ACTIL Internship Programme offers a small group of outstanding students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to ACTIL’s work. It is designed to complement women’s Leadership development-oriented studies. We accept students currently enrolled in a master’s, or in the final year of a bachelor’s programme as well as recent graduates (maximum one year after graduation).