Urban Programme Coordinator
Alice Menya is the Urban Programme Coordinator at Nuvoni Centre for Innovation Research. She is an urban development specialist with experience working on transdisciplinary urban subjects in the private and public sector spaces, including academia in Kenya and beyond. Her research interests revolve around urban governance, resilience, informality, and sustainability. She is currently a doctoral candidate at Ardhi University, Dar es Salaam under the German Academic Exchange Programme, focusing on planning and governance of resilient cities in East Africa.
She is also a Registered Physical Planner and an adjunct Lecturer at the School of Engineering and Architecture, Department of Spatial and Environmental Planning at Kenyatta University.
Projects at Nuvoni
- The Nairobi Urban Hub
- Energy Transitions in Informal Settlements in Kenya: A Political Economy Analysis
Publications and journal submissions
- Menya, A.A., & Lupala, J.M. (forthcoming). Multilevel Governance Deficits: Examining Institutional Challenges in Water Supply Services in Nairobi, Kenya. Submitted paper
- Menya, A.A., & K’Akumu, O.A. (2016). Inter-agency Collaboration for Fire Disaster Management in Nairobi City. Journal of Urban Management, Vol.5 (1): 32-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jum.2016.08.001