Victoria Isika

Associate Director of Policy at IPA Kenya

Victoria Isika is the Associate Director of Policy for IPA Kenya. Previously she served as the Deputy Country Director for IPA Rwanda and Uganda. She began her career as part of IPA Kenya’s field teams growing through the ranks from the position of a Field Assistant to Research Associate. She progressed to work as a Senior Research Associate at Busara Center for Behavioural Economics, Kenya. Thereafter, she joined the World Bank, Rwanda as the Impact Evaluation Field Coordinator on the Great Lakes Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Project. She has worked as a Research Consultant at the Women for Women International DRC, on the Women’s Economic Empowerment Impact Evaluation in South Kivu, DRC from where she proceeded to complete her PhD in Sociology at the University of Nottingham, UK. Victoria holds a Masters Degree in Conflict, Security and Development from the University of Bradford, UK, and a Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences (International Relations Major), Makerere University, Uganda.