Perez Abeka
Field Details
Name Perez Abeka
Appointment Executive Director
About A social scientist and an educationist with areas of specialty in political science, religious studies, education psychology, communication and curriculum development. Has participated in various capacities in the areas of program management, public outreach, gender and HIV/AIDS, community mobilization & sensitization on civic rights to democracy & good governance; and Camp Management and Camp Coordination for the Internally Displaced Person (IDPs), and under refugee setting. Peres has work experience with UN Peacekeeping missions, UNHCR and other UN agencies, INGOs, local/Civil Society Organizations, government and Inter-governmental agencies having served in Afghanistan, Northern Uganda, South Africa, Pakistan, Sudan, Nigeria, South Sudan, Kenya, Jordan and Lebanon. Perez is passionate about Capacity building and development. Over the years, she has enhanced her capacity in drafting skills and review of guidelines, development of strategic plans, concepts, project proposals, training manuals; and reports among other guidelines. She is excellent at planning and organization; and gives attention to details. She handles responsibilities professionally and with high integrity. Above all, Peres is sincere, down-to-earth and inspiring; and a community mobilizer who is enthusiastic, creative, determined; hardworking, result oriented; and has respect for diversity. As a gifted and trained educationist and a coordinator, Peres has excelled in organizing workshops, conducting training; and training of trainers. She is a good team player with good leadership and management skills. Perez is a true defender of human rights with dedication in socio- political and economic empowerment for women and the youth; and has championed the advocacy on the course of HIV/AIDS among marginalized groups in Kenya and in Africa;- an ardor that landed her a 'Woman of Substance Award' recognition among other selfless women in Africa that have impacted positively in to people's lives. The award was given at Accra Ghana in 2010 during the 10th anniversary in grant making for the African Women's Development Find (AWDF).