Dr. Joyce Mwikali Mutinda is the Chairperson of the National Gender and Equality Commission. She is an accomplished educationist, gender analyst, certified professional mediator, quality auditor, training consultant and a monitoring and evaluation expert. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Management from Makerere University in Uganda, a Master of Arts degree in Gender Analysis in Development from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.
Prior to her appointment, Dr. Mutinda was the Chairperson of Rongo University Council. Throughout her career, she has served in over fifteen public institutions in the education sector and civil service and undertaken numerous local, regional and international consultancies.
Dr. Mutinda has published several books, research papers and reports and is a respected training consultant and facilitator. She has attended many national, regional and international high level conferences, seminars and workshops where she represented the country in various capacities. At the community level, she has served in various capacities in the Boards of Management of various educational institutions . She has also held leadership positions in various associations.
Dr. Mutinda is an avid reader and writer, cherishes mentoring the youth, motivating the girl-child and women, conserving the environment and advocating for uptake of renewable energy and loves singing.