Who We Are

Mwende Muya

CLI Program Manager

Mwende S Muya is the CLI Program Manager based in Kenya. She has ten years’ experience in women’s rights, partner coordination, program design and implementation, designing capacity strengthening interventions and organizational development. Her passion has propelled her career growth towards working on community and women’s rights with both national and international organizations. Prior to joining Issroff Family Foundation, Mwende was a Chapter Development Manager at Women in Global Health. Mwende has worked in the field of organizing, capacity strengthening and rights with one basic principle: enabling women and communities to activate their own resources to develop their power to take up leadership in different spaces and seek the change they wish to see in their communities. Part of her advocacy work includes co-organizing the My Dress My Choice peaceful demonstration which led to the inclusion of stripping as an offense in the Security Act.

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Gabriele Blecher

Associate Director

Lisa Issroff

Co-Founder | Executive Director

Mackenzie Finley

Executive Assistant