Author: Brian Viani

Leadership Program Strategic Advisor — Born and raised in New York City, Brian has a BA in Political Science and English Literature from the State University of New York at Binghamton and an MA in International Relations from New York University, where he received the 2011 Lauren Moilien Johnson Human Rights Award.
Jane Omanga, a most inspiring Kenyan woman and mother

Jane Omanga is Nuru Kenya’s Leadership Program Manager and one of the strongest women I’ve ever met. She has an infectious smile and…

Here’s how Nuru promotes peaceful and inclusive societies

In 2015, the UN ratified the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals which defined 17 specific goals for ending poverty. The goal that relates most to the Nuru…

Should local leaders be a focus of the Sustainable Development Goals?

Feature photo: Nuru Kenya Education Facilitator Wang’enyi Conslata Babere leading a training on project management for newly hired field officers. This week in…

Social Mapping Prepares Nuru Kenya to Scale Impact

Feature photo: Nuru Kenya conducts an interview with Kenya Ministry officials. What is social mapping? Social mapping is a process used to more…

Nuru Kenya Leadership Program 2014 Achievements in Photos

Jane Omanga is the Program Manager for the Leadership Program. She has extensive experience in project management, counseling and social work. She is…

Nuru Kenya Leadership Program Trainings in Photos: October 2014

Nuru Kenya Leadership Program’s main objective is to improve knowledge and skills to Nuru Kenya staff and help them gain an attitude that…

Robi Claret, Computer Training Manager (CTM), shares thoughts on her experience training Nuru Kenya teams on computer skills. An additional task of the…

Andrew Okoth Ochieng’ reflects on his recent move to the Leadership Program to take on the position of Training Officer. I first joined Nuru Kenya…

Robert Kihara, Senior Training Manager in the Leadership Program in Nuru Kenya, shares his reflections on piloting Level 2 training with Project Management…

Jane Omanga, Nuru Kenya’s Leadership Program Manager, shares reflections on her first year with Nuru. Leadership is one of the programs in Nuru…