Co-founder and Lead Strategist,
Women in GIS Kenya (WiGISKe),
Data for a cause community.
Yariwo Kitiyo is a leading specialist in GIS in Kenya and an expert in data visualization with over 5 years’ experience in both implementing enterprise solutions and capacity development. She has worked with governments, ministries, counties and NGOs.
She has been featured in the Under 30 Women Breaking Barriers in STEM by the Mawazo Institute and Einstein Forum one of the region’s leading recognition programmes for her work in using data to drive gender equity, diversity and social inclusion.
She is Cofounder and Lead Strategist at Women in GIS Kenya (WiGISKe), an initiative known for its scientific and technical accomplishments and the priority it places in mentorship and leadership to reconstruct the narrative for the African woman.
Yariwo is currently pursuing her MSc. In GIS and Remote Sensing at Jomo Kenyatta University. She’s also a member of the data for a cause community.