Wambui Kiai
Wambui Kiai
Director, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
University of Nairobi
(+254-020) 318262
Wambui Kiai is the
Director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, with vast training and research
experience, in the areas of HIV/AIDS Communication, Gender and Socio-legal
issues, Broadcasting, Peace and Communication and Specialised Writing. One of
her most notable research works (with Ruth Nduati) was published by the
International Development Research Center (IDRC)-Ottawa office and is titled “Communicating
with Adolescents on HIV/AIDS: Experiences from Eastern and Southern Africa,.
This is a reference book for 2nd year undergraduate Anthropology
students at the University of Nairobi. Her other significant publications are Understanding
Environmental Communication( Co-Editor, a resource text for
students of the Postgraduate Diploma on Environmental Reporting at Makerere
and two chapters to Understanding Conflict and Its Management,
a training manual for local managers of conflict situations. She co-authored a
chapter in Women Empowering Communication, a resource book for the
international conference on Women and Communication held in Manila, 1994, and
was the Principal researcher in a project that resulted in the publication of: The Challenges of Communicating with Female Adolescents: A Case Study of Kenya in Gender and HIV/AIDS in Africa. AAWORD-Dakar (2003)