Leah Bwari Okero
Nairobi

Leah Bwari Okero

Director of Partnerships

Leah Okero joined Village Enterprise in 2020 as the Program Manager for our USAID-Nawiri Resilience Food Security Activity. Now as  Director of Partnerships, Leah is helping us reach our scale ambition of lifting 20 million people out of extreme poverty across sub-Saharan Africa. Driven by her passion to provide opportunities for vulnerable communities across Africa to improve their lives, Leah has over 11 years of experience in implementing and managing food security, livelihood, and education programs. Her background spans project design & management, Market Systems Development (MSD), strengthening social resilience capacities, government engagement, Monitoring and Evaluation, and Resource Mobilization.

Leah previously worked for USAID, USDA, SIDA, UKAID-funded programs in various INGOs including Land O’Lakes, ACDI/VOCA, Heifer International, and ICL where she designed and implemented various multi-million dollar programs to provide sustainable livelihood opportunities for vulnerable communities.

Leah is currently in her final stage of the MA in Project Planning and Management program at the University of Nairobi and she holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the same university.

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