Consultant, Youth Engagement
Jackline Mwanthi is a consultant to Women Deliver, focusing efforts on youth engagement and coordination in Africa. In this role, she enhances the participation and influence of young people on policies and investments for gender equality and girls’ and women’s health and rights across the continent.
Currently she also serves as a program associate for Equality in Tourism supporting a World Bank project that enhances women’s social and economic welfare in the Kilimanjaro area in Tanzania. She is also a mentor at Akili Dada girls’ mentorship program, a leadership incubation hub for high school girls in Kenya.
Jackline has worked with a number of international and national organizations in Africa, Europe, and the United States, including WITNESS, the African Union, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), the United Nations, and various universities in supporting human rights activists, academics, and affected communities. She has also contributed to the language localization of Facebook in Eastern Africa.
Previously, Jackline was a fellow at the Open Society Justice Initiative, part of Justice Africa UK, and a Fulbright Scholar at American University’s Center for Children’s Law and Policy in Washington, D.C. She holds a Master’s Degree in Human Rights Law from Central European University.