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Catherine M.

Atlas Corps Fellow, Buffett Institute for Global Studies

Bachelor's DegreeUniversity of Nairobi



In 2012 I founded a nonprofit, Pitch a Dream, with a vision to provide access to literature and mentorship to children across rural Kenya.I have participated in various fellowship programs and received awards and grants towards Pitch a Dream. In 2015, I received civic leadership training through the YALI East Africa program, in 2016 I served as a Connection Challenge Fellow, Akili Dada Fellow and was awarded the title of Royal Commonwealth Society Associate Fellow. I am currently serving as a 2017/18 Atlas Corps Fellow at Northwestern University’s Buffett Institute for Global Studies to build my capacity in leadership and development theory and practice.


  • refugees
  • tertiary education
  • personnel / human resources
  • children
  • development
  • kenya
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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