Magdalene Kelel currently serves as project leader with the Free Pentecostal Fellowship in Kenya. She has extensive experience in HIV and AIDS community development programs, where she is responsible for initiating, designing and implementing project ideas and activities with a focus on human capacity development and the facilitation of a team approach for community and organizational change. She has additional experience working with youth groups on advocacy, and with women on promoting sustainability and self-reliance for a better future. She holds a bachelor’s degree in art from Egerton University and is currently conducting research on indigenous health care and its resilience. She is a Mandela Washington Fellow for Young African Leaders 2014 cohort.