Catherine Osita Olefa is a passionate feminist who earned her Bachelor of Arts in Gender Women and Development studies from Egerton University and currently a masterʼs student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology taking MSc in Development Studies.
Her education and career have always focused on her passion for working with adolescent girls and young women on gender-related issues and Sexual and Reproductive health. Catherine has been working in the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights field for over five years and has extensive experience mentoring the adolescent girls and teen mothers on SRHR information, SGBV, Economic empowerment, gender issues and the rights of women in the community.
Catherine believes that every woman has the right to become herself and do whatever she needs to do to enable herself rise beyond gender inequalities and disparities in the society. Catherine also has a strong background in teaching skills; she is a part time lecturer at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology teaching development studies, social work and community development Diploma courses at Kakamega Campus.