Joy Owango

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University of Nairobi

Job Title

Non Executive Director

 

Joy Owango is an experienced award winning Founding Director with a demonstrated history of working in capacity support for early career researchers. She is skilled in Management, Business Strategy and Research Metrics. She is experienced in matters relating to Research Capacity, Higher Education, Research Analytics, Donor and Government Relations.

Her strengths come in creating and building collaborations using the triple helix in industry, academia and government. She has created such collaborations with the set up of the Training Centre in Communication (private/Non-Governmental Organisation), with, the University of Nairobi (the leading university in East Africa). The objective of the collaboration was to create a support system to help researchers disseminate their research. The programme is celebrating its 14th year anniversary.

She is a firm believer in open science being a conduit to democratising higher education and fulfilling SDG 4.