Jackline Jumbe, Kilifi Kenya
She is the Founder and Executive Director of LIBA. She is a teacher by professional with additional training in community development. She holds a Masters Degree in Education and International Development from the Institute of Education (IOE), University of London and a Masters in Project Planning and Management from University of Nairobi. She has 30 years work experience as a teacher and social worker.
She won local and global awards for her work in education. These include
1. At the Global Teacher Prize of Varkey Foundation where she was feted for emerging the top 10 Global nominees being the only African. This was at the Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF), held in Dubai 2015.
2. The Hero of Kilifi (Shujaa wa Kilifi) award 2015.