Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Christine Wakesho Lenjo was born and raised in Kenya. She is currently undertaking her Master of Public Administration at the University of Georgia and working as a teaching assistant at the African Studies Institute. She has a bachelor’s degree in project planning and Management and graduated with first class honors from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. She also has a diploma certificate in Marketing from Kenya Institute of Management, Kenya. She has a little over 8 years work experience in a not-for-profit organization in the areas of project planning and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, business mentoring and administrative work. She would like to grow her knowledge in Non-profit management, Policy analysis and Public Management. In her free time, she likes to volunteer in initiatives that enrich the lives of others.

Bachelor of Arts degree in Project Planning and Management | Class of 2019 Diploma in Marketing | Class of 2010
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Relevant Work Experience

  • The Navigators (EPTF) Kenya Trust Programs Manager
  • Oversaw the training of over 250 start-up entrepreneurs and 300 farmers in agribusiness and land management.
  • Oversaw the organization of stakeholder and advocacy forums.
  • Supervised project implementation in 8 different regions.
  • Developed monitoring and evaluation tools and used them during project Implementation
  • Submitted quarterly and annual project reports to internal and external stakeholders. Mentoring Program Coordinator
  • Developed tools to monitor mentor relationships and track program success rate.
  • Assisted in the creation of a mentoring guide to help structure the mentoring program.
  • Oversaw the mentoring of over 1000 start-ups.
  • Recruited 30 mentors and oversaw the training of over 180 successful Small and Micro Enterprises’ (SMEs) to be mentors for start-up entrepreneurs.
  • Recruited members/coordinated two business clubs for Small and Micro Enterprises (SMEs). Resource Center Manager
  • Supervised the Center’s strategic plan implementation to meet EPTF’s mission goals.
  • Coordinated an Entrepreneurship Exposition and trade fairs for entrepreneurs
  • Recruited and trained new staff members.
  • Submitted financial and Resource Center reports to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Responsible for sustainability and growth of the resource center
Research Interests

Her research interest includes non-Governmental organization management, Policy analysis and Public Management