MAWAZO INSTITUTE

Kari Mugo

Engage Jury 2022 2021 Circle 2021 Speaker Falling Walls Circle Science Engagement (Falling Walls Engage)

Kari Mugo is the Hub Manager of the Falling Walls Engage Hub Kenya, and the Public Engagement Lead at Mawazo Institute, a non-profit research institute in Nairobi (Kenya) that supports the next generation of female scholars and thought leaders in Africa through research funding and professional training. At Mawazo, Kari supports the development of Mawazo’s public engagement program, designed to expose policy makers and the public to important research and innovative ideas by African scientists and thinkers.

Mawazo’s vision is for a world in which the voices and ideas of early-career African women shape the future of the continent and the world.

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Mawazo Institute

Kenya (Nairobi)

Mawazo Voices relies on innovative communication tools and public engagement with research in order to amplify the work of African researchers, and share findings on African women in higher education and research. Our programme establishes African researchers on the continent as a source of timely, relevant, and credible evidence for informed decision making at all levels. Through our public engagement activities, we encourage public discourse and help facilitate open discussion on the challenges currently facing the African continent, and possible solutions.

Mawazo Institute is the host of the Falling Walls Engage Hub Kenya

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