Wangechi Wachira

Executive Director
Centre for Rights Education and Awareness – CREAW

A Visionary and passionate woman’s rights advocate and versatile Executive Director with over 16 years of experience, recognized for a proven track record in managing, implementing innovative projects, mobilizing resources, driving significant policy developments to promote gender equality, non-discrimination, access to justice for women and girls. With expertise in intellectual leadership, which has been instrumental in advancing sustainable development in Kenya. A recipient of the Women on Boards Network Individual Empowering Grassroots Women Award 2022.Demonstrating dedication, fortitude, strong vision, diligence, this passionate women’s rights advocate continues to make a positive impact on the lives of women & girls in Kenya.

Event Schedule

18 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
02:30 pm EEST 04:00 pm EEST Doomed if you don’t: funding WROs to drive & thrive
Room AD 10-2

In the last 5 years, we ran the Deliver For good (DFG) campaign convened by Women Deliver. As partners, we reflected on funding models and their impact. In these Read More

Angela Nguku

Executive Director

White Ribbon Alliance, Kenya

Mónica de Pinto Ribeiro Hancke

Manager of President/CEO Engagement

Women Deliver

Rukia Mannikko

Community, Rights and Gender Advisor for Africa and Middle East

The Global Fund to fight HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Wangechi Wachira

Executive Director

Centre for Rights Education and Awareness – CREAW

Memory Kachambwa

Executive Director

FEMNET (The African Women and Development and Communications Network)

04:30 pm EEST 06:00 pm EEST Co-Designing Gender Equality: The Role of Accountability in the Gender Equality Agenda
KCC Auditorium

Watch the recording here

Addressing gender gaps requires addressing accountability gaps. Despite numerous commitments to gender equality and women’s rights, Read More

Nabeela Iqbal

Founder and Director

Sisterhood Initiative

Asenath Mwithigah

Chief Executive Officer

Orchid Project

Wangechi Wachira

Executive Director

Centre for Rights Education and Awareness – CREAW

Pauline Faith Gartor

Youth Activist

Youth Coalition for Sexual Reproductive Health Rights/ Girls Health Alliance

Marci Ien

Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth

Government of Canada

Julisa Tambunan

Deputy Executive Director

Equal Measures 2030

Louise Holt

Director General, Social Development, Global Issues and Development

Global Affairs Canada

Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame

Global Advocacy Manager


Malala Yousafzai

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Co-Founder

Malala Fund


Magdalene Dorto

Not applicable Not applicable

Deborah Nyirenda

Not applicable Not applicable

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