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researcher , Humanities educator

Christine Oduor Ombaka, Kenyan humanities educator, researcher. Grantee British Council, 1989-1990. executive member Aaword, Nairobi, since 1996; governor Ulumbi Secondary School, Nyanza, since 1996, Nyakach Girls High School, Nyanza, since 1997; secretary Formart, Kisumu, since 1998. Member International Society Poets (life, International Poet of Merit 1994).

Background

Ombaka, Christine Oduor was born on November 23, 1956 in Kisumu, Nyanza, Kenya. Daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth (Owaga) Ochola.

Education

Bachelor of Education with honors, Nairobi University, Kenya, 1977. Master of Arts, Lancaster University, United Kingdom, 1990.

Career

Teacher Teachers Service Commission, Kenya, 1977-1989. Principal Sinyolo Girls High School, Kenya, 1984-1989. Lecturer Moi University, Kenya, 1990-1992, Maseno University, Kenya, since 1992.

Head department Maseno University, Kenya, 1994-1997. Research coordinator Population Council, Kenya, 1997. Research-director Center Study of Adolescence, Kenya, since 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (poetry) An African Lullaby, 1995, The Coming of Dawn, The Space Between, Holding the Centre, 1999.

Membership

Executive member Aaword, Nairobi, since 1996. Governor Ulumbi Secondary School, Nyanza, since 1996, Nyakach Girls High School, Nyanza, since 1997. Secretary Formart, Kisumu, since 1998.

Member International Society Poets (life, International Poet of Merit 1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Poetry, swimming, counseling young people.

Connections

Married Wycliff Oduor Ombaka.

father:
Jacob Ochola

mother:
Elizabeth (Owaga) Ochola

spouse:
Wycliff Oduor Ombaka.