Anne is a Programme Officer working across all programmatic streams including the Defending Rights, Affirming Rights and Standing With Communities streams.
She has a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Kenyatta University where she graduated with a Second-Class Honours, Upper Division. Anne is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Certified Public Secretary (CPS-K), (based on a Course offered by the Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board (KASNEB).
Anne has previously worked at Natural Justice as an intern after her third year of law school; a position she attained on merit after emerging the Best Female Oralist in the Extractives Baraza Moot Court Competition in February 2018. She later joined Natural Justice as a legal fellow in August 2019 before proceeding to her Post-Graduate Diploma Studies at the Kenya School of Law in February 2020 and from January 2022 to May 2022.
Anne also worked at G&A Advocates LLP as a Trainee Advocate where she gained experience in Dispute Resolution Practice; Real Estate and Finance; Policy, Legal Compliance and Legislative Drafting; Corporate Commercial and Intellectual Property.
Anne has a keen interest in how the law can be used as a tool to affirm and defend the rights of indigenous and marginalized communities. She is particularly interested in how strategic litigation can be used to safeguard the rights of communities affected by Extractives and Infrastructure projects. She is passionate about how indigenous and marginalized communities can be legally empowered to use and know the law. Anne is also interested in the interlinkage between traditional knowledge and intellectual property.