Syprose Ochieng is an Administration Assistant at ARIN. She is also a Research Assistant for the Climate Resilient Economies Programme (CRE) at The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS). She holds a master’s degree in international studies from the University of Nairobi and a bachelor’s degree in Development studies from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Additionally, she holds a Diploma in community development and counselling from the Technical University of Mombasa.
Previously, Syprose has worked with reputable organizations such as UN-Habitat-Slum upgrading unit and Breinscope consultant Limited where she worked with various organizations on numerous projects and programmes in financing and implementation of urban governance, urban planning, climate change, resilient cities and communities, affordable housing, pro-poor water and sanitation, and disaster risk management. Hence, her keen interest in sustainable urban development, climate change adaptation and resilience, sustainable systems knowledge, policy engagement and evaluation.
At ACTS she works with climate economies and resilience programme supporting the knowledge systems and innovation team,Modern Energy and Cooking Services programme and also other projects within the organization to contribute to advocacy for application of research finding in decision-making, and carry out scientific writing and dissemination materials.
Syprose is passionate about advocacy and community empowerment, especially in the African continent. She believes that a lack of knowledge sharing can be a hindrance to sustainable development.