Shirley is a Design Associate at KDI Kenya. She is a dynamic Landscape Architect with over 5 years of experience in the development of efficient, safe and people-centric public spaces and transportation systems in Nairobi. She supports the co-development of design strategies and solutions while advancing equity through KDI’s built projects in Kibera and Turkana. She is keen and passionate about inclusive, community-led processes and the inclusion of minority voices in the safeguarding and regeneration of public spaces in the city. Shirley is a graduate of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agricultural and Technology as well as a graduate of the Architectural Association of Kenya.
When she is not busy providing solutions to complex spatial matters at KDI, she spends time dancing and volunteering at Nipe Sauti Africa, a community based organization that gives a voice to the voiceless.