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Zilpher A. Owiti
Director Capacity Dev, Innovation & Partnerships - ICT Authority

Ms. Zilpher A. Owiti is the Director Capacity Dev, Innovation & Partnerships at ICT Authority with effect from 9th February 2021. Until her appointment, she was the Ag. Director Partnership, Innovation and Capacity, Served as Deputy Director ICT, Directorate of eGovernment, Presidency and Cabinet Affairs. Previously served as a lecturer at United States International University (USIU)& other public & private Universities, worked at the University of Nairobi and Kenya National Examination Council.

A specialist in Learning &Development, Talent Development & Change & Performance management, Mentoring &Coaching and Organisation Development.

She has over 22 years of dedicated exemplary public services, progressively serving at senior strategic positions in the ICT environment, held various leadership roles providing strategic direction for capacity development across programs, designing and implementing knowledge systems, public policies, strategies & standards & competency frameworks that place the individuals, institutions and country at the heart of development.

The Director is a Result Based Project manager accomplished in affecting capacity building reforms with an outstanding record of managing large public sector projects geared towards fulfilment of key National goals. Keen in empowering youths with skills for productivity, innovations and employment. Program Manager & National coordinator for the Ajira Digital Program. Founder Project Manager & National Coordinator for the Presidential Digital Talent program (PDTP) and partnership relations and people-oriented strategist.

She holds MSC, Information Systems, specialised in Distributed systems from the University of Nairobi, MA, Economics specialised in Industrial economics and Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management; Certified Corporate Governance, Strategic leadership& change management. A practitioner in project management & IT service management (ITIL). A Member of the Institute of Directors (IOD) Kenya and Professional member of ISACA Kenya Chapter.