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Ecologist , educator

Hellen Ingado Ipara, Kenyan ecologist, educator. Achievements include research in human dimensions of natural resource management, poverty alleviation, rural development, community conservation and gender issues. Recipient Merit award Mobil Oil Corporation, University Nairobi, 1981, Research award, Moi University, 2006; African Research fellow, Ford Foundation, 1990-1991.

Background

Ipara, Hellen Ingado was born on August 4, 1957 in Kakamega, Kenya. Daughter of William and Zilipah Mteve.

Education

Bachelor in Education, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1980. Master of Philosophy, Moi University, Kenya, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Moi University, 2004.

Career

Teacher, head department Keneldi Secondary School, Kapsabet, Kenya, 1981—1984, Katmosi Curls High School, Kakame, Kenya, 1985—1987. Lecturer Sirba and Moioriot Colleges, Kisumk and Eldoret, Kenya, 1987—1992. Assistant lecturer Moi University, Eldoret, 1993—1995, lecturer, since 1995.

Consultant Association for Conservation and Environment, Eldoret, 1999, Eldoret, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in human dimensions of natural resource management, poverty alleviation, rural development, community conservation and gender issues.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of African Women in Science and Engineering, Association Conservation Environment and Nature (treasurer since 2000), Soroptimist International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading.

Connections

Married Isaac Ingado Ipara, August 29, 1981. Children: Edgar Odeo, Billy, Andrew Immoh, Marvin Odeo.

father:
William Mteve

mother:
Zilipah Mteve

spouse:
Isaac Ingado Ipara

child:
Edgar Odeo Ipara

child:
Billy Ipara

child:
Andrew Immoh Ipara

child:
Marvin Odeo Ipara