Joyce Akai Emanikor is Turkana County’s Woman Member of the Kenya National Assembly.
Joyce Emanikor was the former Kerio Valley Development Authority (KVDA) chairperson, the first woman to hold the position and the Emergency Education consultant for UNICEF.
Joyce is a PhD candidate at Moi University and holds a MA in Development Studies from the University of Manchester, UK and a BA (First Class Honours) from Daystar University, Kenya.
She is credited with translating The Bible into Turkana language and starting mobile schools in Turkana.
MP, (Woman Representative), Turkana County – to the Kenya National Assembly
Emergency Education Consultant, United Nations Children’s Fund, Kenya Country Office.
Chairperson, Kerio Valley Development Authority for a 3-year term.
Education Programme Officer, Oxfam, Kenya Programme.
Project Officer, Turkana Integrated Programme, Oxfam.
Development Consultant, Appropriate Development Consultants Ltd (ADCL).
Translator, Turkana Bible translation project, Bible Society of Kenya (BSK)
Assistant primary school Inspector, Teachers Service Commission, Kenya
MA in Development Studies,
Institute of Development and Policy Management (IDPM),
School of Environment and Development,
University of Manchester, UK.
Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours):
Community development (Major),
Peace and Reconciliation (Minor),
Daystar University Nairobi (2001)