Cynthia Mauncho is the Programme’s Head of Communication. She has over nine years’ experience in communication and public engagement with extensive expertise in the development of public engagement strategies, community engagement programs and media management. Cynthia has spent the past three years at the Programme developing the Internal tools for communication, building capacity for staff, handling liaison and interactions with a diverse and dynamic set of stakeholders both at the national and county governments. This has also included regulatory bodies’ partner organizations, and community based organizations. Besides leading media engagement initiatives, she has rolled out a comprehensive media strategy which includes Capacity building for researchers, Local and national media teams in science communication. Cynthia also spent five years in the Private sector where she spent her time in developing and implementing corporate relations strategies and policy engagement initiatives.