Mshai Mwangola

Performance Scholar

Dr. Mshai Mwangola, of the African Leadership Centre, Nairobi, is a performance scholar who is also an oraturist, actor, director and storyteller. She holds a doctorate in Performance Studies from Northwestern University, Evanston (USA); a Masters of Creative Arts from the University of Melbourne, Melbourne (Australia); and a Bachelor of Education from Kenyatta University, Nairobi (Kenya). Her pedagogy, research and creative work is grounded in understanding performance as both the process and product of meaning-making, an understanding she also carries into her facilitation of diverse kinds of intellectual and public forums.