Grace is an experienced strategic leader with a 16-year track record spanning African local government operations and the US private sector. While working at County Government of Machakos (Kenya), she designed and executed sustainable development programmes across multiple departments and stakeholders. She set up the Machakos Climate Change Unit and supported the department in drafting the Climate Act, finance and climate change policies, and securing funding for the financial locally-led Climate Action Program.
Grace holds a Doctor of Business Administration from California Southern University and has a certification in Monitoring and Evaluation. Grace is also passionate about empowering the girl child and actively volunteers in her community, providing mentorship to support young girls. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, hiking, and cooking.