Alice Wanjira Munyua

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Affiliation: CATIA
Country: Kenya
Email: alice [at]
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Alice Wanjira-Munyua serves as the Project Coordinator for Catalyzing Access to ICTS (CATIA).[1] She is also the convener of the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANET).[2]

She is Head of the .ke ccTLD,[3] the Vice-Chair of the GAC, and was Chair of the Organizational Committee 2011 Nairobi IGF.[4]


  • Wanjira-Munyua completed her M.A in Social Communications from Pontifical Gregorian University in Italy.[5]

Career History

  • During the first WSIS Prep Com held in Geneva in July 2002, She chaired the Civil Society Caucus.
  • She worked with the African Women's Development and Communication Network. She was the program officer in charge of communication.[6]
  • She has also worked as a project manager with Ndizathuzomwe Project Malawi.
  • She joined the CCK board in May 2005 and after completion of her first term in 2008, she renewed it.
  • At several institutions she has trained students in gender mainstreaming, Internet law and negotiation skills.

Researches and Publications

Alice has over the years been engaged with the civil society on a number of initiatives involving research and development communication

  • In 2008 she published a research that was titled Women entrepreneurs in Nairobi: examining and contextualizing women’s choices Read here
  • She also wrote a report named as Harnessing The Power Of The Cell Phone By Women Entrepreneurs. Available online
  • She also wrote Role of Information and Communication Technologies in the Development of African Women in 2004. Read here


Alice is interviewed by Gray Chynoweth at ICANN 42 in Dakar, Senegal, on the engagement of Africa in the development of the Internet.