Eileen is a feminist with more than a decade of commitment to social justice through policy analysis, research, program development and management. Eileen is a subject matter expert in women’s land and property rights, having served Oxfam International as a Women Land Rights Advisor, where she drew from regional, national and grassroots networks of women to inform public policy toward gender and women’s rights. Her work is also rooted in land governance and conflicts that are centered around women through her service with such entities as the Kenya Land Alliance, Development Policy Management Forum and Kenya Institute for Public Policy, Research and Analysis (KIPPRA). An accomplished writer, Eileen is co-author of Informal Justice Mechanism and Formal Courts in Kenya  and Kenya and Engagement with Local Communities: Land and Conflict. Eileen has significantly contributed to major milestones such as co-convening the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on gender and large scale land based investments, submission to the World Bank Environmental and Social Framework and spearheading a delegation to the UN 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) as the policy lead. Eileen holds a Master of Arts Degree in Project Planning and Management from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor Degree in Mass Communication. She is an alumna of Landesa’s Women Land Rights Visiting Professionals and a recipient of the Sydney Law School Gender and Transitional Justice Fellowship.