Topics: Development Policy
Social Change
Regional focus: Sub-Saharan Africa
Origin: Kenya
Fellowship: Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow

Tecla Wanjala is the Director of the Social Healing and Reconciliation Program of the Green String Network in Nairobi. Prior, she served as one of the Commissioners of the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission Kenya (TJRC-Kenya). Moreover, she was the Relief and Rehabilitation Coordinator for victims of the ethnic and land clashes in 1991/1992 under the Catholic Diocese of Bungoma and the National Coordinator for the Peace and Development Network. She also acted as an in-house Consultant in Peace Building and Post Conflict Reconstruction with the Japan International Cooperation Agency for Eastern and Southern Africa.

Tecla Wanjala holds a PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies from Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. She attained a Master’s degree in Conflict Transformation from the Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg in Virginia and holds a diploma in Social Development Work from Embu Development Institute.


Last update: 2017