Patience Nyange is the Executive Director at the Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK). She is a media, communications, and advocacy specialist in Kenya.
Patience has 18 years of experience in various communications fields, including broadcast journalism, international public relations and communications, social media management and mentorship for young journalists and PR practitioners. She is biased toward human rights and passionate about women’s and girls’ rights and empowerment. She has been at the forefront of advocating for gender-sensitive reporting in Africa.
Patience is the founder of #KenyaWomenSeries, a platform that curates incredible, inspiring profiles of Kenyan women and what they do to change the world in their own small and big ways. She helps women hoot their trumpets.
She previously served as an Assistant Director of the Chairpersons Office at the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR).
She serves as a Board Member at the Sustainable Development Goals Forum-Kenya as well as a Mentor and Board Member at Emerging Leaders Foundation- Africa. It empowers, supports and equips young women and men to achieve meaningful, dignified and impactful participation in governance, economy and public affairs at all levels of society.
Patience is an alumnus of Daystar University, the University of Nairobi and Cardiff University in the United Kingdom (Chevening Scholar)