Lindy Wafula, Leader of the Women Congress of the Labour Party of Kenya (LPK), Thursday, August 9
Last week (Aug 2) Stage Two of 7 Stages to Sustainability (7SS) took on the challenge and opportunity to conserve our Local Assets with the Earth’s Lawyer, Polly Higgins and Prof. Suad Sualiman – Co-founder Sudanese Environment Stages to Sustainability (7SS). Pre-Summit Webinars covers Stages 1, 2, and 3 are “what we do at home and in our Conservation Society, live from Khartoum.
This Webinar featuring Lindy Wafula – Founder and Executive Director of Project Africa, will look at how you can Co-create your plan and develop action goals & measurable objectives and work with your team to find the root causes of local challenges. It will discuss how to outline local needs, your mission, goals, how you will measure success, and then actions and agree who will do what and how you will share responsibilities.
Lindy Wafula is the Founder and Executive Director of Project Africa – a non-profit organization established in Kenya to promote gender equality and empowerment of women. She is also a social entrepreneur and community organizer who is a passionate advocate for the advancement of women in leadership and decision making positions in every social, economic, and political sphere of life.
Lindy’s commitment to the empowerment of women from the grassroot-up steered her into politics where she contested for the office of Member of Parliament in 2010. She was also elected to the National Executive Council of the Labour Party of Kenya where she is currently the Leader of the Women Congress of the Labour Party of Kenya (LPK). She also serves as the Secretary General of the Women’s Academy for Africa (WAFA) which seeks to empower African Women politicians who subscribe to social democracy with tools for winning elections through training and mentorship.
A champion for young women, Lindy Wafula has successfully spearheaded programs under the banner of Leading Ladies Circles to ensure the education, empowerment and engagement of young women in leadership. The Global Women Leadership Network recognises her commitment to the inspiring challenge of advocating for the representation of young women under than 40 in political process in local, national and global levels.
In this 4 part Pre-Summit Webinar series we will engage with leaders from California to Calcutta traveling through Stages 1, 2, and 3, “what we do at home and in our communities”. We’ll pick up with Stage 4-7 “what we do together” both online and off at The Global Summit 2012 and around the year.