Short Courses

African Women's Studies Centre (AWSC) will be offering 5 day Short Certificate Courses in August, September and October, 2015 at a reasonable students’ rate of Ksh 16,500 per course. After successful completion of the Short Course, participants will receive a Certificate of Participation   from the University of Nairobi.


The courses include:

  1. Women, Power and Decision making ( August, 30- Sept4 2015)
  2. Writing stories based on personal life experiences( August 17- 21, 2015)
  3. African Women, Economic Policies ( Sept, 14-18,2015)
  4. Gender Aware Budgeting ( Sept,28- Oct 2,2015)
  5. Leadership and Governance in Africa( October, 26-30th, 2015)


  1. Where to pay –
  1. Bank name: Barclays Bank of Kenya
  2. Bank branch: Westlands
  3. Account number:073-1100217
  1. How to pay:
  1. Pay at any Barclays bank branch. Tell the cashier that you are paying for a short course and request him/her to write your name on the receipt. 
  2. The payment is Ksh 16,000.00 for the course and Ksh. 500.00 registration fee.
  3. Please keep the bank slip and present it at the beginning of class as proof of payment.
  1. Only those participants who have paid both the registration and course fees will be allowed to join the course.
  2. Venue: Courses will be conducted at the University of Nairobi, Main Campus Education Building  ED 213
  3. Time : The program starts at 9:00am and end at 4:00pm
  4. AWSC will offer two teas and snacks per day.
  5.  Materials: training materials will be provided.
  6. Certificate: Certificate of participation will be awarded on Friday afternoon after successful completion of the course.

Interested applicants should contact us by July 30, 2015.


The AWSC will also offer MA and Diploma in Women, Leadership and Governance in Africa in September, 2015. While, MSc in African Women’s Health will be launched in May, 2016

Kindly circulate this information to your friends.


To apply you can download the application form below.

 For Further information, please contact:


 Dr. Grace Nyamongo (0717812173)

 African Women's Studies Centre




List of Participants April 2015


Dr.Margaret Wangui Gachihi -UoN

Agnes Njoki Ndirangu           -KU

Jeminnah Wayua Kiseli          -UoN

Lilian Wanza Mulee                -UoN

Naomi Vuguza Kisanya          -UoN

Hon Phabbi Narumbe Kula     -Marsabit County 

Hon.Sadia Osman Araru         -Marsabit County

Hon.Susan Daballen               -Marsabit County

Hon.ZamZam Hussein            -Marsabit County

Hon.Amina Hirbo Giso            -Marsabit County

Hon.Bernadette Okotu Shama -Marsabit County

Hon.Lokho Abduba Umuro      -Marsabit County

Hon.Cecilai Sube John             -Marsabit County

Hon.Danila Ntalason Lenatiyama-Marsabit County

Hon.Fatuma Ali Leruk               -Marsabit County

Dr. Fronica Monari                    -AWSC

Dr Grace Nyamongo                 -AWSC

Caudesia Njeri Mwihaki             -AWSC

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