The Mawazo Institute is a women-led African organization based in Nairobi, Kenya supporting early-career women researchers as they work to find solutions to local and global development challenges. The Institute equips early-career African women researchers with essential non-technical skills, mentorship, and funding support and using public engagement as well as strategic communications and partnerships with both academic and non-academic to create and facilitate opportunities for them to become thought-leaders and change-makers in critical fields and sectors.

Contact details

Website:
https://mawazoinstitute.org

Address:
Kofisi Riverside Square, 10th floor, West Wing, Riverside Drive, Nairobi, Kenya

Country:
Kenya

Sub-region:
Eastern Africa

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2016
Age (years)
Mawazo Institute
 7
Kenya average
 28
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Dr Rose Mutiso, Rachel Strohm
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Dr. Fiona Wanjiku Moejes
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Staff size
2023
Mawazo Institute
 11
Kenya average
 84
Global average
 66
% Female staff
2023
Mawazo Institute
 82%
Kenya average
 29%
Global average
 50%

Social

Likes (2023)
Mawazo Institute
 3,394
Kenya average
 18,437
Global average
 27,094
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Mawazo Institute
 5,128
Kenya average
 15,677
Global average
 19,389
Subscribers (2023)
Mawazo Institute
 219
Kenya average
 3,700
Global average
 6,305
Followers (2023)
Mawazo Institute
 1,337
Kenya average
 8,032
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2023)
Mawazo Institute
 3,957
Kenya average
 5,220
Global average
 12,007

Data notes

Last updated: 07/04/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation┬┤s website, Organisation's social media accounts
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