Stephanie Musho

human rights lawyer

Stephanie Musho is an accomplished human rights lawyer from Kenya and an Aspen New Voices Senior Fellow, currently working on financing for the Sustainable Development Goals and global financial architecture reform. She previously worked on gender and reproductive justice in different capacities on projects for the World Health Organization; the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; the Graca Machel Trust, the END Fund and the People’s Vaccine Alliance. Having been a teenage mother herself, she is committed to ensure that girls who find themselves in similar situations are able to continue to live out their dreams to their fullest potential.

Stephanie is the founder and host of the Steff Musho Show, an audio-visual podcast on leadership in Africa where she has interviewed among others H.E. President John Kufuor, and music legend Ms. Yvonne Chaka Chaka. She also hosted a 6-part series called the New Cold War that investigates and exposes the illegal and unethical tactics the opposition uses to negate sexual and reproductive health and rights in Kenya – and beyond; and the impact it has had on women, girls and sexual and gender minorities. In 2015 Stephanie was named one of Africa’s top emerging female leaders by the Moremi Initiative. She is also a YALI fellow and an Aspen New Voices Fellow 2020.

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