Anne W. Ireri earned her Bachelor of Laws (LL. B Hons) degree from Moi University in Kenya and has a post graduate diploma in Legal studies from the Kenya School of law. She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and an Advocate of the High Court with more than nine years post admission experience.
Anne W. Ireri also holds a post graduate diploma in Human Rights and Gender Equality from Uppsala University in Sweden. Ms. Anne W. Ireri has worked as a legal consultant nationally, regionally, and internationally. She has specialized in public interest litigation and legal protection of human rights having previously worked with FIDA Kenya as the Program coordinator for the access to justice program.
Regionally, Anne W. Ireri has consulted with the African Union and the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, Ghana on International Humanitarian Law. Internationally, Anne has worked at the INTERIGHTS, London on strategic litigation around women rights in Africa. She is also a recipient of the United States International Visitor Program on Women and Leadership.
She has taken a keen research interest on state responsibility towards legal protection and security of vulnerable members of the society. She has served on various boards of organizations in Kenya which focus on the empowerment of women and girls in the society. Anne W. Ireri was the Equality Effect (e²’s) 160 Girls National Coordinator for 5 years. She serves as the executive director at Federation of Women Lawyers-Kenya (FIDA-Kenya) and is currently the Chairperson of the Elections Observation Group(ELOG).