Lensa Dorothy Joseph

2021 Fellow from Kenya

Dorothy Lensa Joseph has more than five years of experience as a psychosocial support worker in disability and gender mainstreaming. She enjoys helping children gain access to educational and rehabilitation centers and is passionate about disability inclusion in social development. As a person with a disability, she serves as a role model to others. She participates in motivational speaking, guidance and counseling, sensitization activities, and teacher training to empower people with disabilities living in Kenya. Dorothy holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a master's degree in Gender and Development Studies. After completing the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, she plans to establish a non-governmental organization that will allow people living with disabilities to participate directly in social development and hopes to motivate future leaders with disabilities.

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