Lensa Dorothy Joseph

Field of Study: Public Management

Cohort: 2021

Country: Kenya

Leadership Institute: Bridgewater State University

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.