Carole Osero-Ageng’o is a respected, multilingual human rights lawyer and leader. She is an excellent negotiator, people connector, mentor, and policy influencer with broad regional and global experience.
As the Africa regional representative at HelpAge International, she influences policy advocacy around aging, women’s rights, sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR), gender, governance, climate change, and conflict management. She also leads HelpAge International’s strategic global initiatives for the rights, well-being, and dignity of older persons.
Previously, Osero-Ageng’o was the associate regional director for policy and advocacy at Planned Parenthood Global, senior program officer for Africa at the International Women’s Program of the Open Society Foundations, program officer for Africa at Equality Now, and legal counsel for the Federation of Women Lawyers in Kenya. She started her career as a litigation and conveyancing lawyer in Kenya.
Osero-Ageng’o holds an LL. B (Hons) and an MA in International Conflict Management from the University of Nairobi. She also has a diploma in the Equal Status and Human Rights of Women from the University of Lund in Sweden. She works in English, French, German, Kiswahili, Dholuo, with fair knowledge of Gikuyu and Spanish.
Twitter Handle: @agengocarole