Mary Thamari Odhiambo
MARY THAMARI ODHIAMBO has been involved in missions in community development for over ten years. She currently serves as the Country Director for Life In Abundance (LIA) Kenya program and has previously led development projects in rural and urban informal settlements. She has also worked as adjunct faculty in development studies at PAC University, teaching gender mainstreaming and NGO coordination courses. Mary holds a Master in Missions from Africa International University and is a PhD candidate in Anthropology and Development at the University of Birmingham. Her research in rural Kenya is focused on women’s negotiations of gender relations in the context of strained livelihoods.