CYBER POLICY CENTRE FELLOWSHIP 2021

Description: The CIPIT CPC Fellowship Program was created to encourage and enable research and scholarship in the field of cyber and data policy. Post graduate applicants from all relevant disciplines are encouraged to apply. Previous research, coursework or experience in privacy law, information technology, political science, or cybersecurity may be useful. Applicants must be Kenyan citizens, permanent residents or be authorized to work in Kenya. The 3 month fellowship generally begins in April and will end in July.

Approximately half of the time will be devoted to selected research topics, the other half focusing on substantive CPC projects. Fellows will work remotely, working closely with the Research and Publication teams. Occasional travel to CPC events, where possible, may be part of the fellowship experience. A white paper, research report, academic article or similar publishable deliverable may be completed as part of the fellowship. All work product is expected to be of very high quality, appropriate for publication through professional or academic channels, as well as useful to practicing privacy professionals.

Key attributes of the fellow

  • Master’s degree/ Undergraduate degree with strong relevant experience

  • Proven interest in IT and IP law, policy.

  • Background in Law, public policy, political science, governance and Information Technology

Location: Remote.

Research Fellows

NANJALA NYABOLA
NANJALA NYABOLA
Research Fellow

Nanjala Nyabola is an independent writer and researcher based in Nairobi, Kenya. Her work focuses on…

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ELVIS OGAH
ELVIS OGAH
Research Fellow

Award-winning Research Analyst and Corporate Strategist with over 10 years’ experience working in the…

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DR. JOHN OTIENO OREDO
DR. JOHN OTIENO OREDO
Research Fellow

Dr. John Otieno Oredo, PhD is an educator with over twenty years teaching experience in secondary and…

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FELIX ATANDI ACHIRA
FELIX ATANDI ACHIRA
Research Fellow

Felix Atandi is a cybersecurity consultant, data governance expert and an applied researcher in privacy-preserving…

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FAITH O. AMATIKA
FAITH O. AMATIKA
Research Fellow

Faith is a Kenyan lawyer, an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya of over twelve (12) years standing.…

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GITINYWA LOUIS
GITINYWA LOUIS
Research Fellow

Gitinywa Louis is an attorney and litigator, specializing in Constitutional law and International Human…

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OSCAR OKWERO
OSCAR OKWERO
Research Fellow

Oscar is a recognized and results-oriented Cyber Security Leader and researcher with over 7 years’…

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DATA GOVERNANCE CENTRE FELLOWSHIP 2022/2023

The CIPIT Data Governance Centre Fellows work on research in the field of data protection and privacy from an African perspective. Fellows are researching and writing journal articles on topics related to Gender and Data Governance for a Data Protection-themed JIPIT edition. Below, meet each of our Data Governance Centre Fellows, and click through to read their profiles.

Research Fellows

Wakesho Kililo
Wakesho Kililo
Research Fellow

Wakesho Kililo is the Africa Coordinator, Digital Rights, Greater Internet Freedom (GIF) Project at Internews.…

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Phionah Achieng Uhuru
Phionah Achieng Uhuru
Research Fellow

Phionah holds an LLB (Moi University), a Postgraduate Diploma in Law (Kenya School of Law), and an LLM…

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Oarabile Mudongo
Oarabile Mudongo
Research Fellow

Oarabile is a Policy Researcher and a Technologist whose focus is Public Interest Technology at the…

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Lilian Olivia Orero
Lilian Olivia Orero
Research Fellow

Lilian Olivia Orero is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and Award-winning writer based in Nairobi,…

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