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Joyner Okonjo


Know About Me

Joyner is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya who is the founder of the firm of JNO Advocates LLP based in Nairobi. From 2018, she has been a Technical Consultant with the World Bank Group (IFC) seconded as a Legal Advisor to the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), where she provides support to the Kenyan private sector in policy, legislative, regulatory and institutional reforms to boost the Kenyan business environment.

 Joyner is passionate about women empowerment, and was a legal advisor to the 2020-2021 Mastercard Foundation MSME Covid-19 Recovery project which supported a series of interventions to facilitate business continuity for MSMEs led and owned by young women in order to help to cushion the economy in Kenya.

She is the Vice Chairperson of Nyongóngá Secondary School in rural Kisumu, a member of the Mediation Accreditation Committee and a member of the Judiciary’s Steering Committee for the Commercial Justice Sector Reforms Project Phase II.