Susan Aletia is a focused, result oriented and development passionate lady, keen to advance Public health principles and practice in disaster situations to promote the well-being of communities. She has strong advisory, negotiation, analytic and communication competencies gathered from years of work experience in government, non-governmental organizations and the UN.
She currently coordinates a UN and Turkana County development partnership initiative; promoting integrated programming. Prior to this, she worked for UN Women as a gender advisor to the Turkana County government. Before then, worked with a DFID as an M&E specialist and UNICEF as the head of field office and emergency project officer for Turkana and West Pokot Counties. She has also worked with a World Bank funded project focused on need-based and sustainable community development projects. She has also served as a council member in two public universities in the country.
Susan holds a master’s degree in Public Health (majoring in disaster preparedness and management) from Moi University, a Bachelor of Education Science degree from Moi University and is currently pursuing a second Master of Science degree in Disaster Management and Sustainable development amongst other professional training that she already has.