Pauline Vata Executive Director, Hakijamii Panel 4
Pauline Vata is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and the Executive Director of Hakijamii, a Kenyan human rights organization whose mission is to support and work with marginalized groups to advocate for their economic and social rights. Vata leads the innovative socio-economic rights litigation team at Hakijamii, and coordinates Hakijamii’s monitoring and legal empowerment work with social movements to advance the human rights of the urban poor. Vata received her LL.B. from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing her M.A. in Human Rights.