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Senior Fellow

Grace Kathure Mugo

Experience & Activities

Grace Kathure Mugo is a Senior Fellow with Dataking Consulting. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work (First Class Honours) and a Master of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. She possesses over eight years’ research experience accumulated from her continuous involvement in both qualitative and quantitative research studies in Kenya and East Africa region.  She has consulted for various donor financed projects as a Gender and Community Development Expert. She has thus been engaged in various studies such as baseline studies, midterm reviews, impact assessment studies and programme completion review studies (PCR) majorly for International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) financed projects. Grace has also worked as a Social Impact Assessment and Audit Officer for Earthview GeoConsultants Ltd, a consultancy firm contracted by Tullow Oil and Africa Oil in Kenya to conduct Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs). Her research areas of interest include; research methodology, community health, gender and development, natural resource management, population studies and demography as well as monitoring and evaluation. She is currently working as a full time consultant. Prior to her joining full time consultancy, she served as a Senior Gender Officer with the Ministry of Public Service and Gender in Kenya where she spearheaded gender mainstreaming activities at the county (district) level. Currently, she is pursuing a doctorate degree in population studies at the Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS), University of Ghana.