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 and a celebrated widow, Gender Violence and Orphans rights champion. She has mentored many widow leaders and her work has been replicated in all the 47 counties of Kenya, among other African countries. She is also the founder of Association of Survivors of Gender Based Violence.

She holds a Diploma in Women in Leadership and Governance in Africa from Nairobi University, and Barchelors degree in Governance, Peace and Conflict Studies from African Nazarene University. An award winner of 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