“Living a Full Life in Nairobi”
Raphael Obonyo is currently the external adviser to the United Nations Habitat’s Youth Advisory Board. He is a youth advocate at the national, regional and international levels. Mr Obonyo is convener of the Youth Congress, a premier youth-led organization that work in the informal settlements in Kenya. He is the co-founder of Koch FM community radio, Miss Koch Girls Education and Empowerment Initiative in Kenya, and the K-Youth Media.
He has extensive knowledge and experience in public policy, international development, political economy, governance, community organizing and human rights. In 2013, the Global Diplomatic Forum named Mr. Obonyo as one of the Global Young Diplomats. He was also named one of the Emerging leaders in the world by the German Marshall Fund of the United Sates. He holds a Masters in Public Policy from Duke University. He is a Ford Foundation Fellow.