Beyond Growth 2023 Conference.

Coordinator of the Fight Inequality Alliance Pan-Africa
Njoki Njoroge Njehû

Njoki Njoroge Njehû

Ms. Njehû is a Pan-African Feminist, a committed activist for justice and dignity.  Her first activism and advocacy lessons were from her mother, Lilian Njehû, a community and church-based activist who continues to inspire her to fight for justice.

Ms. Njehû is the Coordinator of the Pan-African Fight Inequality Alliance.  A long-time activist on socio-economic justice, her expertise includes women’s land rights, gender justice, international debt issues, and environmental justice. She has testified three (3) times before the U.S. Congress, on debt, HIV/AIDS and other crises facing Africa.

Ms. Njehû has served on many Boards and currently is Board Chair of the Urgent Action Fund - Africa (UAF-Africa) and a Board member of Natural Justice.  She is a founding member of the International Council of the World Social Forum (WSF) and the African Social Forum Council.  

Ms. Njehû has been profiled and quoted in print and broadcast media, including: Time Magazine, The Daily Nation (Kenya), The Financial Times (U.K), The New York Times, The Sankei Shimbun (Japan), The Washington Post, Ode Magazine (Netherlands), BBC, and CNN International.

She holds a BA in Women & Third World Studies from William Smith College (Geneva, NY) and studied Development Communications at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY).