Patience Nyange is a media, communications, and advocacy specialist in Kenya.
She is the Executive Director at the Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK).
Patience has 18 years of experience in various communications fields, including broadcast journalism, international public relations and communications, social media management and mentorship for young journalists and PR practitioners. She has a bias in human rights and very passionate about women and girl’s rights and empowerment. She has been in the forefront in advocating for gender-sensitive reporting in Africa.
Patience is the founder of #KenyaWomenSeries, a platform that curates incredible, inspiring profiles of Kenyan women and what they are doing to change the world in their own small and big ways. She helps women hoot their trumpet.
She previously served as an Assistant Director, Chairpersons Office at the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR).
She also serves as a Mentor and Board Member at Emerging Leaders Foundation- Africa. It exists to empower, support and accompany young women and men to achieve meaningful, dignified and impactful participation in governance, economy and public affairs at all levels of society.
Patience Nyange ran for the gubernatorial position in Taita Taveta County during the August 2022 General Elections held in Kenya; a race that attracted thirteen candidates.
Patience is an alumnus of Daystar University (BA), the University of Nairobi (MA) and Cardiff University in the United Kingdom (MA, Distinction) and a Chevening Scholarship alumni.