Born and raised in Kenya, Felogene Anumo is a Pan Africanist and young feminist activist who is passionate about social justice with over eight years of experience in advancing gender equality through grassroots and online activism, research and capacity building of young feminists and women activists.
Her roots in feminist movement building were planted at the University of Nairobi where she served as the Women Students Chairperson across the 7 campuses. In 2011, she was awarded Young Woman Achiever by the students’ association. Since then she has served in various leadership capacities as Senior Program Manager and Acting Executive Director of Women in Law and Development in Africa – Kenya Chapter (WiLDAF-K) and as the Advocacy Program Associate at African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET).
Felogene has authored the “Feminist Leadership and Development Curriculum for Adolescent Girls” and co-authored the, “Report on the Status of Ratification on the Rights of women in Africa.” She is a member of the African Youth Taskforce on Post 2015 and a Girls Globe blogger.
Felogene Anumo is currently working with the Association for Women Rights in Development (AWID) as the Manager for the Young Feminist Activism Program.