Njoki Njoroge Njehu

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Njoki Njoroge Njehu "is the Director of Solidarity Africa Network in Action and the Daughters of Mumbi Resource Center in Kenya. Prior to this, Njoki was the Director of the 50 Years is Enough Network in Washington, DC for 7 years. Njoki is a Kenyan national who worked with women's groups and the Greenbelt Movement in Kenya for over a decade. She grew up learning from the work of Kenyan women, especially her mother, Lilian Njehû, a grassroots and community activist. Before joining the 50 Years Is Enough Network, she worked at Greenpeace International for three years focusing on the international toxic trade and on biodiversity and oceans issues. Njoki has testified before the U.S. Congress on African debt; the IMF's Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility (ESAF) which until 1999 administered the IMF/World Bank structural adjustment programs; and on the role of the African Development Bank in addressing, debt, HIV/AIDs and other crises facing Africa. She serves on the board of the Quixote Center and Jobs with Justice. She also serves on the coordinating committee of the Grassroots Global Justice (GGJ) coalition which organized and facilitated the participation of U.S. community-based, people of color, youth, and grassroots organizations in the World Social Forum (2002 & 2003) in Porto Alegre, Brazil and in Mumbai (Bombay), India in 2004. She is a founding member of the International Coordinating Council of the World Social Forum and the Africa Social Forum.“ [1]

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