Sulekha Adan

Africa Open Data Fellow 2019 - Kenya

Sulekha is a Research Fellow at LDRI. She is an experienced Project Manager and Information Technology professional. She has over 10 years’ experience serving in corporate, Government and the non-governmental organizations in Kenya.

She served as the Project Manager in charge of Community Innovation Hubs (CIH) at Telkom Kenya, a position that she took up in August 2018. Prior to joining Telkom Kenya, Sulekha served for close to five years, beginning in December 2013, as the Chief Officer in charge of ICT in the Mandera County government. She has also served as a part-time lecturer in Management Information Systems at the University of Nairobi.

Sulekha is currently pursuing her PhD in Business Management – Strategic Management option from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. This is in addition to Masters of Arts degree in project planning and Management from the University of Nairobi, as well as Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, among other qualifications.