Purity Kagwiria

Purity Kagwiria is a feminist activist and storyteller based in Nairobi, Kenya and serves as the Executive Director of Akili Dada, a leadership incubator for girls and young women who are passionate about social change. Purity is passionate about girls’ education and gender equality. Purity serves as an advisory member of East Africa Girls’ Brain Trust, has previously served as a founding advisory committee member of the FRIDA|The Young Feminist Fund and in early 2015, she was named as one of the 18 Phenomenal African Feminists to know and watch. In 2016, she was named a finalist of the Most Influential Women in Governance and Business in Africa.

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What's in a Name?

by Purity Kagwiria

Purity Kagwiria chooses a name for herself.

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