Doreen Majala is a Lawyer, ADR Practitioner and former News Personality. She formerly worked for the Nation Media Group as a news anchor and show host. As the executive chairperson of the foundation, she spearheads overall direction of the organization by providing leadership and governance.
In 2015, Doreen embarked on a research tour to remote villages across Kenya to gather findings on the day to day challenges faced by the people in accessing quality education, participation and active performance of girl child education and women economic empowerment. She was inspired to work towards improving the livelihoods through sustainable development
In 2019, Doreen transitioned from the media to focus on her legal career and the foundation’s work where she pursues her work in community development focusing on quality education, participation and active performance of girl child education and women economic empowerment.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (LL.B.) from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), a post-graduate Advocates Training from the Kenya School of Law (KSL), a Certified Professional Mediator from the Mediation Training Institute East Africa (MTI) and currently finalizing an MBA at The University of Nairobi. Doreen is an Accredited member of the Court Annexed Mediation (MAC) with The Judiciary of Kenya. She specializes in Civil-Criminal-Commercial-Devolution-Constitutional Law and Commercial Mediation.
“Championing for community development is an individual responsibility. Let us be youth who support change through participation”