Ruth Okowa

Country Director, GAIN Kenya

Ruth possesses over 20 years of experience in various development arenas such as agriculture and food security, welfare and education, water, hygiene and sanitation, health, human rights advocacy and equality, youth empowerment among others.  Ruth is currently serving as GAIN Kenya Country Director. Prior to this, she served as the Regional Director for Africa at BRAC International. Over the years, Ruth played crucial roles in top leadership positions in various local and international organizations in multiple African countries such as Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana, Benin, Ethiopia, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and the Central Africa Republic.