Joy Owango

Joy Owango is an experienced award winning Founding Director with a demonstrated history of working in capacity support for early career  researchers. She is skilled in Management, Business Strategy and  Research Metrics. She  is experienced in matters  relating to Research Capacity, Higher Education, Research Analytics, Donor and Government Relations.

Her strengths  come in creating and  building collaborations  using the triple  helix  in industry, academia and government. She has created  such collaborations with the set up of the Training Centre in Communication (private/ Non-Governmental Organization), with, the University of Nairobi (the leading university in East Africa). The objective of the collaboration was to  create a support system to help researchers disseminate their research. The programme is celebrating  its 14th year anniversary. She sits on the board of AfricArxiv- The free preprint service for African scientists

She is a firm believer  in open science  being a conduit to  democratizing higher education and fulfilling SDG 4.