Tuesday, June 16, 2020 – Siaya Senator, James Orengo’s wife, Betty Murungi, has landed a plum in the UK.

Betty, who is an accomplished legal scholar, has been appointed Professor of Practice at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies.

She will contribute on Gender Studies at the prestigious school that also houses the respected London School of Economics (LSE).

“The Centre for Gender Studies is pleased to announce the appointment of Kaari Betty Murungi as Professor of Practice.”

“Kaari Murungi is an expert in transitional justice processes, women’s human rights, gender, constitutionalism and governance,” SOAS said in a press statement.

Speaking about her new appointment, Betty said:

“I’m absolutely delighted at this opportunity to join the SOAS community. For the last twenty years, my work has focused on advancing gender justice in international criminal justice mechanisms and in peace agreements in conflict and post conflict situations. “

“I am particularly drawn to SOAS’s interdisciplinary approach and focus on seeking solutions to global issues through ideas and scholarship”


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