Njonjo - Mendi

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Mendi Njonjo is associated with Advocacy Project and holds several roles such as Administration and Project Manager.
Mendi Njonjo is the Director of AP's Africa Program. Before joining AP, Mendi worked for the International Federation of the Red Cross in Nairobi, Kenya and The Center for the Prevention of Genocide in Arlington, Virginia. She is a founder of FAWERS - a network of African women who work for post-conflict reconstruction and seek to end the use of gender-based violence as a tactic of war. Mendi has a Master's degree in conflict resolution from the University of Massachusetts in Boston. She is fluent in English, Swahili and Kikuyu. She has written on the impact of humanitarian aid on conflict and the influence of women's rights in post-conflict resolution in Africa, amongst her many other articles.
She manages the FundATTI initiative: http://www.africatti.org (international cooperation)