Edith Ogada

Operations and Administration Associate, East & Southern Africa Regional Hub


Mohamad Brooks

Mohamad Brooks


Emily Sonneveldt

Emily Sonneveldt

Edith is the Operations and Administration Associate for the East and Southern Africa Hub.

She provides logistical and administrative support to the Managing Director, ESA Hub as well as to the ESA Hub team. Edith has been assisting staff and organizations with their operations, administrative and logistical needs for the past fourteen years.

Before joining FP2030, Edith worked with Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) where she pioneered the establishment and institutionalizing of its office admin operations systems. Being the first administrative officer for the organization, Edith oversaw the overall organization’s administrative department by developing administrative processes and providing admin and logistics support to the organization’s staff, management, international representatives, and the board.

Edith also assisted the Executive Director’s office as the P.A to the Executive Director for a period of ten years. Additionally, Edith was the key logistician and admin for a period of 13 years for the annual International Africa Animal Welfare Conferences in Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana, and Botswana organized by ANAW in partnership with UNEP and The African Union Inter African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR). Edith also worked as the liaison between the organization and its Network Partners spread across 35 African countries.

Before joining ANAW, Edith worked as a Project Officer for the Kenya Youth Education Scholarship Fund (KYESF) in partnership with the Foundation Institute of Africa (FIA) where she set up the organization’s office in Kisumu from scratch, putting in place various administrative and operational systems and functions for the organization’s new office in Kisumu. She also supervised the implementation of the organization’s activities and projects in the region.

Edith holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Community Development-Integrated from Daystar University, and is currently pursuing an MBA at St. Paul’s University.

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