Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Kenya Parties

Also see Kenya Ministers

1992-97 Leader of the Parliamentary Group of the Social Democratic Party Charity Kaluki Ngilu
2000-13 Leader of Women Political Alliance
2001-13 Leader of National Party of Kenya
MP 1992-97, Presidential Candidate in 1997 and from 2001 one of the leaders of the opposition Rainbow Coalition, Minister of Health 2003-05, Minister of Water and Irrigation 2008-13 and Secretary of Land, Housing and Urban Development from 2013.  (b. 1952-)

Circa 1992-ca.95 Vice-Chairperson of the Democratic Party Agnes Ndetei
She later defected to the KANU-party and
Assistant Minister of Education 1996-98.

1993- Chairperson of the Labour Party of Kenya Dr. Julia Ojiambo
Assistant Minister of Housing and Social Services 1974-79, Assistant Minister of Education 1979-83, After she lost the OMD-Kenya Party presidential primary she became Vice-Presidential Candidate in 2007. (b. 1936-)

2002-11 () Leader of the The Mazingira Green Party of Kenya Prof. Wangari Maathai
Leading member of the opposition against former president Moi, an environmentalist activist and detained several times. Presidential Candidate in 1997, MP 2002-07,
Assistant Minister of Environment, Natural Resources and Wildlife 2003-07 andAwarded with the Nobel Peace Prize for her work for the environment and women's liberation in 2004. She lived (1940-2011).

Around 2002- Chairperson of The Union Party Jane Kariuki

Around 2002- Secretary of The Union Party C. Polly Ngina

2006-07 Interim Chairperson of Narc-Kenya Beth Wambui Mugo
Assistant Minister since 2003.


Last update 13.05.13