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Gertie Wakuraya Wanjohi Edit Profile

Librarian

Gertie Wakuraya Wanjohi, Canadian librarian. Chairperson Kenya Religious Interlibr. Committee, since 1992. Member Kenya Library. Association (subcommittee on cataloguing 1974-1979, chairperson subcommittee national information system 1978-1981).

Background

Wanjohi, Gertie Wakuraya was born on October 22, 1932 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Arrived in Kenya, 1973. Daughter of Adrianus and Antje (Beens) B.

Education

Bachelor, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1965. Master of Library Science, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1968.

Career

Assistant library University Montreal, Canada, 1968-1971, John Abbott College, St. Anne de Bellevue, Canada, 1971-1972, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1973-1976. Library assistant United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, Kenya, 1976-1979. Library United Nations Centre for Human Settlements, 1979-1991.

Director Wakuraya Library. Consultant, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor journal Wajibu, since 1985.

Membership

Chairperson Kenya Religious Interlibr. Committee, since 1992. Member Kenya Library.

Association (subcommittee on cataloguing 1974-1979, chairperson subcommittee national information system 1978-1981).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, computers, walking.

Connections

Married Gerald Joseph Wanjohi, August 8, 1969. Children: Karen Wambui, Timothy Githinji.

father:
Adrianus B.

mother:
Antje (Beens) B.

spouse:
Gerald Joseph Wanjohi

child:
Karen Wambui Wanjohi

child:
Timothy Githinji Wanjohi