Lydia Wanjiru Gaitirira is the Executive Director of AMKA- Space for Women’s Creativity. She holds a B.A degree from the University of Nairobi Kenya and a Postgraduate Diploma in Administration of Higher Education from the University of Leeds, U.K
She attended Kaaga Girls High School in Meru and Alliance Girls High School Kikuyu for her secondary education.
Ms. Gaitirira draws experience from the Government, University and the Civil Society sector. She is an accomplished gender trainer and has gained a vast experience in facilitation of gender training workshops and generally in civic education over the years.
Her experience in administration has come in handy both in her current position as ED, as a Vice Chair and Treasurer of the vibrant Consortium of the Constitutional Reform Education (CRECO).
Her passion remains to participate fully and contribute to the realization of the AMKA vision of a Just and Empowered Society Governed by Integrity.
She believes that the Kenya Constitution upholds this vision and much more.
She has served on the boards of CRECO AND CSRG.