Sheila Maingi is a current governance intern at Gender Links. She is also a student at the University of Florida pursuing an MSc in Sustainable International Development with a focus on Gender and Development. She holds a BA in Psychology with a minor in Political science and Diploma in Mass Communication.

She has previously worked with gender based organizations and lobby groups in Kenya and her key areas of interests are women’s economic empowerment, women in politics, food and nutrition sovereignty as well as environmental conservation issues.