Alice Wangui
Currently reviewing Ph.D. applicants

    Ms. Kimani is the Regional Policy, Liaison and Reporting Officer at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Regional Office in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to that, Ms. Kimani worked as a Counter Trafficking Program Officer in the IOM offices in Kenya and Tanzania and was also instrumental in providing support to several initiatives in the region, notably in Uganda, Rwanda, and Somalia. Through her work at IOM, she has worked directly with victims and provided training and education about human trafficking to community members, government officials, journalists, civil society organizations, and foreign diplomats. In collaboration with other members of the National Task Force on Human Trafficking in Kenya, her role at IOM was instrumental in pushing for the enactment of the first comprehensive legislation addressing human trafficking. Ms. Kimani is a graduate of Kenyatta University with a Master’s in Education and is an alumni of the Refugee Service Centre in the Department of International Development, at the University of Oxford, England. During her Humphrey year, she hopes to expand her knowledge on the protection of victims and develop new tactics of combatting human trafficking by addressing demand factors.