Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o

Kisumu County, Kenya

Prof. Nyong’o is the Governor of Kisumu County Government in the Republic of Kenya. He served as a Member of Parliament for 20 years and Senator for 5 years. He has also served in the national government as a Cabinet Minister for Planning and National Development and later as Cabinet Minister for Medical Services. Prof. Nyong’o holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Chicago and has taught at the University of Nairobi, El Colegio de Mexico and Addis Ababa University before joining the African Academy of Sciences as Head of Programs.

Event Schedule

20 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
10:30 am EEST 12:00 pm EEST A strong health workforce for women: Accountability for commitments
Room MH 3-1

An understaffed and under-resourced health workforce hinders delivery of primary health services to women and girls. The COVID-19 pandemic magnified the importance of Read More

Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o


Kisumu County, Kenya

Rukumani Tripathi

Midwife and Women Deliver Young Leader

Women Deliver Young Leader

Shauna Aron Caria

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Global Practice Lead

Chemonics International

Ashu Martha Agbornyenty

Young Midwife Leader-ICM

International Confederation of Midwives (ICM)


Magdalene Dorto

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Deborah Nyirenda

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Yashmin Fernandes

Director Women's Digital Financial Inclusion Hub, Women's World Banking

Stella Anyangwe

End Polo Now Coordinator Rotary International

Blandine Umuziranenge

Founder and CEO Kosmotivr

Taryn Russell

Deputy Executive Director Results Canada

Djeinaba Kane

Advocacy & Partnership Lead AfricaNenda

Rafiat Akinokun

Youth Advorate and cub's health nurse

Melania Chiponda

Gender and Climate Advisor The African Women's Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)

Aries Setiadi

Managing Director Fintech Association Indonesia

Claude Mambo Muvunyi

Director General Rwanda Biomedical Center

Hanna Lemma

Co-founder & Contributor Addis Powerhouse

Kathryn Toure

Regional Director, Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office IDRC

Dr. Lisa Avery

Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba; Director Africa Initiatives

Carmen Correa

CEO Pro Mujer

Tawakkol Karman

Nobel Peace Price Laureate Tawakkol Karman Foundation

Anis Farid

Research Project Manager Women's Aid Organisation

Patricia Elias

Every Woman International Lawyer; Chief, Global Diplomatic Campaign

Lipi Rahman

Executive Director, Badabon Sangho Every Woman Indrani Fellow

Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda