Kenya, Civic Leadership, Wagner College
Magdalene Kelel currently serves as project leader with the Free Pentecostal Fellowship in Kenya (FPFK). She has extensive experience in HIV and AIDS community development programs, where she is responsible for initiating, designing and implementing project ideas and activities with a focus on human capacity development and facilitating a team approach for community and organizational change.
She has additional experience working with youth groups on advocacy and women on promoting sustainability and self-reliance for a better future. She holds a bachelor’s degree in art from Egerton University and is currently conducting research on indigenous health care and its resilience.
Upon completion of the Washington Fellowship, Magdalene plans to work on youth participation in democratic processes, capacity development in early childhood education, and health issues.