Vickie Wambura has over 6 years of experience engaging with the criminal justice system in Kenya with a particular focus on prisons. She is the founder and executive director of the Nafisika Trust. Under her leadership, Nafisika has become a key partner in prison work, where they have successfully implemented programs aimed at reducing recidivism among inmates through behavior change and economic empowerment skills training. In recognition of her work and her transformative approach, she was elected an Ashoka Fellow in 2013. She holds a Cambridge International diploma in business management and is an alumnus of the Institute for National Transformation, a pan-African organization that works to train transformational leaders across a variety of contexts. She is a Mandela Washington Fellow for Young African Leaders 2014 cohort.