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Christine Mwaka Pekeshe

Executive Committee Member - Devolution, Public Service and Disaster Management    

Educational Background
Jan 2011 to date: Diploma in Human Resource Management - Kenya Institute of Management (Completed theory and attachment now doing project).
2006 April: Master of Science in Communications, with emphasis in Interactive and New Communication Technologies, FloridaStateUniversity, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
2005: Project Management Certificate, Florida State University, Florida, USA.
2000: Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication, University of Nairobi, School of Journalism, Nairobi, Kenya.
1995: Bachelor of Arts, Geography, Kiswahili and History, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. Second Class Honours (Upper Division).
1989: Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), St. Johns Girls Secondary School, Kaloleni, Kilifi, Kenya.
1985: Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE), MtepeniPrimary School, Kilifi County, Kenya.

Public/Private service background
2010 Jan - 2013 Feb: General Manager, Human Resource and Administration, Mombasa Water Supply and Sanitation Company.
2008 Jan - 2010 Jan: Head of Corporate Affairs, Mombasa Water and Sewerage Company.
2006 Dec - 2007 Dec: Communications/Advocacy Officer, Kenya NGOs Alliance Against Malaria (KeNAAM)/AMREF.
2005 May-December: Research Assistant for Dr. Phil Grise of Florida State University, USA
2001-2004 National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) Peace Program (NPP). 2001-2003, Field Journalist, 2003- 2004, Information Officer.
1996-2000: Journalist,The Standard Group.
1995 September to November: Secondary School Teacher, Darul-Ulum Secondary School.
1990 September to November: Primary School Teacher, Mtepeni Primary School.

Other information
2006: Recipient of the Jason Holtz Memorial Scholarship in Communication in recognition of superior academic achievement.
2004:Beneficiary ofFord Foundation-International Fellowship Program Fellowship.
1999:Awarded aScholarship by theKonrad Adenauer Foundation, Germany.

College of Biological and Physical Sciences School of Biological Sciences


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