Scheaffer Okore

Vice Chairperson for Ukweli Party in Kenya | Columnist | Obama Foundation Africa Leader Fellow 2018 | Gates Foundation Goalkeepers Advisory Board | She’s The First Board Member | The She Tank Board Member

Vice Chairperson for Ukweli Party in Kenya | Columnist | Obama Foundation Africa Leader Fellow 2018 | Gates Foundation Goalkeepers Advisory Board | She’s The First Board Member | The She Tank Board Member

An International Relations and diplomacy graduate who describes herself as an Afro-Politico-Feminist. She’s a development strategic advisor for philanthropies, non-profits and social impact organisations. Her work is intersectional between policy, governance, youth and gender using a feminist lens.

She is Vice Chairperson for Ukweli party in Kenya, a columnist for one of Kenya’s top newspapers and one of the revered voices with over 7 years of broad experience advocating for women and youth participation in governance, leadership, democratic processes and sexual reproductive health rights. She is Ex campaigns manager at Purpose Global Kenya.

Okore is an Obama Foundation’s Africa leader fellow of 2018. She serves on several boards as a thought leader who is currently among 10 global leaders serving on the Gates Foundation’s Goalkeepers advisory board, She’s The First organisation in New York and The She Tank in Abuja, Nigeria.

Okore was recognised as one of ONE Campaign’s global women of 2018, she is celebrated as one of Africa’s top 100 most influential youth and Kenya’s top 100 most influential youth, both in the category of governance and law.

She has participated in several global shifting engagements from the African Feminist Macroeconomics Academy (AFMA) in Accra, African youth perspectives discourse at Chatham House in the UK, the 31st African Union summit on anti-corruption in Mauritania, Feminist future discourse in Berlin, First Geopolitical Conference held in Kampala-Uganda among others.

Follow her on Twitter: @scheafferoo

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