Lorna Dias

Lorna Dias

Lorna Dias, a Kenyan national, is a media consultant and social justice activist with 15 years’ experience in policy engagement and advocacy around governance, human rights and HIV. Lorna is (outgoing) Board Chair of UHAI. She has been Executive Coordinator of Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK) since 2014, and was most previously Technical Officer: Documentation and Guidelines at Kenya’s Ministry of Health National AIDS and STI Control Programme Technical Support Unit (2013-2014); and the Most-at-Risk Populations Programme Coordinator at Kenya’s leading HIV testing and treatment provider, LVCT Health (2008-2013). She has a Bachelors in Psychology (Counseling) from University of Nairobi (2007) and a Bachelors in Education from Kenyatta University (1990). She has contributed to several publications on violence, sexual health and human rights among sexual and gender minorities people, sex workers, and people who use drugs, and has supported development of key institutional policies and manuals at LVCT Health, and in her Board service at UHAI. Most recent of various professional course she has undertaken, Lorna attended the Financial Management training by MANGO (2016) and the Feminist Leadership, Movement Building and Rights Institute by CREA (2016).