Purity Kagwiria
Former Advisor

Purity Kagwiria is a young feminist activist based in Nairobi, Kenya. As an active member of the feminist/women rights movement in Kenya, she is committed to analysing private and personal spaces and developing strategies that lead to the emancipation of women. Currently, Purity works with Akili Dada as the Program Coordinator/Head of the Kenya Office. Akili Dada is a leadership incubator for young women working to meet the urgent need for a new generation of effective African leaders. Akili Dada provides promising young women from underprivileged backgrounds with access to high-quality education, personalized mentoring, and rigorous leadership development. Education and creating spaces for young women’s participation inspires Purity’s activism and she is passionate about mobilizing resources for young women’s activism, documenting oral herstories, photography, art, reading and cooking.

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