Esther Lali is a vibrant development expert with a passion for community-driven development to co-create solutions to their everyday challenges. Lali is STS’s Whole Child Model Tanzania assistant based in Arusha, Tanzania. In this role, she supports the coordination of STS’s activities on the ground.
Lali previously worked on a four-year European Union-funded project to empower Maasai women in northern Tanzania through vocational and business training. She has also worked as a gender consultant with Male Advocacy for Gender Equality (MAFGE), which advocates for gender equality through the involvement of men. She loves to train, encourage, and empower women and youth to build their self-esteem, reshape broken dreams, and find purpose in life. She is a passionate development and governance expert, civic leader, and mentor.
Lali holds a Master of Science in governance and leadership from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and a Bachelor of Laws from Tumaini University, Makumira.