Firdaus W. Hussein
Firdaus is an accomplished and passionate development practitioner with over 10 years’ experience in overseeing multi-annual and integrated programs funded by bilateral and multi-lateral donors. Firdaus has worked with local, regional, and international development agencies including Kenya Human Rights Commission, CARE International (Care-Kenya), Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, and the Aga Khan Foundation in addition to consulting for local NGOs and Community Based Organizations. Firdaus is a qualified trainer and facilitator with strong coordination, management and research skills contributing to delivery of quality programs with positive impact for target institutions and communities. Firdaus holds a Master of Arts Degree in Education, Gender & International Development (MA-EGID) from the University College of London, Institute of Education and a Bachelor of Arts and Social Science in Sociology and Communication. Firdaus is industrious with ardent leadership and fellowship skills, compassionate and easily adjustable. Firdaus’s team spirit and empathy has enabled her to thrive in the places she has had the opportunity to share her technical and personal capacities. On voluntary basis, Firdaus serves as a board member of a girls’ boarding high school and is a lover of nature, spends her free time exploring nature trails and taking part in community charitable events.