Stella Ngumuta holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of Nairobi and a master's in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University in Boston. She has worked in the private and public sectors in Kenya, Somalia and Sierra Leone. Stella became a Devex fellow in June 2007 and after a stint in Washington, D.C., relocated to Nairobi, where she eventually became associate protection officer at the HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya in Nairobi. She is fluent in English and Swahili, and speaks basic French.
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