Alice Munyua


Alice Munyua

Steering Committee Profiles, 28th July 2011
by Lara Pace
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Alice Wanjira- Munyua is the Project Coordinator for Catalysing Access to ICTs (CATIA), a project geared towards promoting increased and more effective advocacy to speed up changes in ICT policy and regulatory frameworks.She is the convenor of the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANET), interdependent multi-stakeholder network, working with government on ICT policy formulation. Ms Wanjira Munyua is also involved in managing a reaserach and advocacy project for the Communications Rights in the Information Society, which is aimed at promoting an understanding of communications rights and to reform governance in relation to them.

She has extensive experience in project management, radio programming, information and communication policy advocacy, and multi-stakeholder ICT policy development. She has over the years been engaged with the civil society on a number of initiatives involving research, development communications, capacity building, and civic education.

Ms Wanjira- Munyua was involved in mobilising African civil Society organisations to prepare input into the World Summit on Information (WSIS) process. She chaired the Civil Society Caucus during the first WSIS Prep Com held in Geneva in July 2002.

Between 2001 and 2003, she worked with the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET) as programme officer in charge of communications. Ms.Wanjira-Munyua had earlier worked as project manager with the Ndizathuzomwe Project Malawi, a project of the UK Department for International Development (DfiD), Radio for Development and the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation.

She also worked with Radio Kwizera Jesuit Refugee Service in Tanzania from 1997 to 1999 as project director. Between 1993 and 1999, Ms Wanjira-Munyua served as the programme assitant with the Africa Service of the Vatican Radio.

Ms Wanjira-Munyua holds an MA in Social Communications from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy and has also trained in gender mainstreaming, Internet Law and negotiation skills at various reputable institutions.

She is serving her second three-year term at the CCK Board. She joined the CCK Board in May 2005

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