Kenyan activist and founder of the Sisari Women’s Initiative
Caren Odanga is an activist in her native Kenya and founder of the Sisari Women’s Initiative. Odanga is also an aspiring journalist who is currently pursuing a diploma in Broadcast Journalism at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC). She is a member of the AIDS control unit and the Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa (YALDA), where she educates young people on their sexual health and rights. Through YALDA, she realized the importance of young people feeling connected to their homes, families, and schools and their ability to build healthy lives. She joins the Girl Engagement Advisory Board with the goals of ensuring that this generation of young people are knowledgeable about their rights.