Silvia Mwendia

Mawazo Institute

Silvia Mwendia

2023 Science Engagement (Falling Walls Engage)

Silvia Mwendia is the Hub Manager of the Falling Walls Engage Hub Kenya, and the Mawazo Voices Programme Associate at the Mawazo Institute. As a women-led organization, Mawazo Institute is dedicated to empower early-career African women researchers, to contribute valuable evidence-based solutions and a critical perspective to address pressing development needs.

In her role at Mawazo, Silvia supports the big ideas of African women researchers through public and policy engagement, strategic partnerships, and cultivating a robust alumni network to ensure the widespread impact of their research both within the African continent and beyond.

Mawazo’s vision is a world in which the voices and big ideas of African women researchers shape the future of the continent and the world.

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