Nerima Wako

Executive Director, SIASA PLACE

Nerima Wako-Ojiwa is the Executive Director of Siasa Place, a youth organization dedicated to collaboratively create an environment that enables the youth of Kenya to directly engage with the political mainstream in a meaningful way.

She is a political analyst, and served as the president of the International Student’s Organization, Jacksonville State University. Ms. Nerima is a 2018 Obama Fellow. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Sociology from Jacksonville State University 2010 and her Master’s in Public Administration in 2012. She is a former columnist with The East African. In 2019, she was the keynote speaker at the Mandela Washington Fellowship Regional Convening in Rwanda.

She recently led her team to launch the State of the Youth in Governance in Kenya report 2021. “Change is demanded. The change that we constantly plea for will not appear one day. It comes with persistence, perseverance and unity,” Ms. Nerima Wako-Ojiwa.

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