Dianah Kamande is a survivor of Gender Violence, specifically Domestic Violence that ushered her into widowhood. She is a trainer on Women in Leadership and Governance in Africa. She is a celebrated widow, Gender Violence and Orphans rights champion. She is a mentor who has mentored many widows’ leaders and her work has been replicated in all the 47 counties in Kenya, and other African countries. She is also the founder of Association of Survivors of Gender Based Violence. She serves as the chairlady of the Parents Association and Board Member of St. Charles Secondary School, Murang’a County. She holds a Diploma in Women in Leadership and Governance in Africa from Nairobi University, and is currently pursuing her degree in Governance, Peace and Conflict Studies at African Nazarene University.
She is award winner Above and Beyond Awards in Boston, USA. Awarded for her Exemplary leadership and Advocacy on widows matters by the Global Fund for Widows in New York, USA. Global Good Will Ambassadors in Atlanta also awarded her the Humanitarian Award.
She was feted with Head of States Commendation during the Jamuhuri Day Celebrations in Kenya on 12th December 2018 for she has championed for rights, given a voice to widows and victims of domestic violence. She has also amplified their voices to National and International spaces.