Eunice joins AFSC with over 25 years’ experience in policy development relating to refugee and displaced people, gender equality, promotion of human rights, and creating community agency among crisis prone communities in sub-Saharan Africa. She recently served as executive director for Refugee Consortium of Kenya where she played an integral role in driving a policy reform agenda in the region, creating a conducive environment for refugees, asylum seekers and other displaced groups to enjoy their rights, access durable solutions and live with dignity. Her previous roles include gender program manager at Uraia Trust, gender advisor with the UN Women Kenya Country Office, and at the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) among others. Eunice has a master’s degree in international studies and a bachelor's in social work, both from the University of Nairobi. She will be based in Nairobi.
In their new roles, Eunice will be responsible for leading AFSC’s work to address the economic and political drivers of migration and ensure that migrants’ rights are respected in all circumstances. AFSC’s migration justice work supports migrants, refugees, and internally displaced people. In addition to offering legal services, training, human rights monitoring, and humanitarian relief, AFSC supports immigrant-led organizing and advocacy.