Carole Asero Ageng’o
Carole Ageng’o is a law, gender, governance and conflict consultant. She holds a graduate degree in international conflict management.
Carole started her legal career working at various legal firms in Nairobi, including the Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA Kenya) as a Legal Officer. She was the Programme Officer for Africa at Equality, from 2003 to 2008. She then served as the Gender Advisor to the Commission of Inquiry into Post-Election Violence, from 2008 until 2012. Since December 2012, she has served as the Senior Programme Officer for Africa at the International Women’s Program, Open Society Foundations.
In addition to her professional roles, Carole has served on the boards of several organisations. She is also a member of the inaugural steering committee of the Madrid-based African Spanish Women’s Network. She has engaged in advocacy for policy and legislative change in Mali, Ethiopia, Zambia and Uganda, as well as at the UN-level, on issues of gender, sexual rights and the law, amongst other issues. She has broad experience in grant-making, grants management as well as project monitoring and evaluation across Africa.