Mildred Ngesa, FEMNET Head of Communications: (Kenya) is a multiple award winning journalist from Kenya with 23 years of experience as a human-interest journalist, columnist & communications expert.
Mildred has worked as a reporter and a columnist for numerous print media houses in Kenya as well as on the international media Platform with Deutche Welle Radio in Bonn.
From her extensive media expertise, Mildred has served as Communications Officer in three Constitutional Commissions in Kenya; the Commission of Inquiry into Post-elections Violence (CIPEV), the Kenya Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) and the Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution (CIC). She has also served as the media Liaison for Amnesty International where she was solely in charge of managing Media & Communications in eleven countries in the East, Great Lakes & Horn of Africa. Mildred is the founder/director of media-based organization Peace Pen Communication (PPC) and co-founder of the regional women’s peace initiative UDADA, a movement that stands in solidarity with UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace & security.