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Stella Wawira Head of Public Policy at Telkom Kenya


Stella leads Telkom Kenya’s public policy activities in an effort to promote progressive, and effective legal and regulatory frameworks in the Kenyan ICT space. An advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a passion for research and advocacy, Stella brings a broad expertise in policy and regulatory frameworks. Her most stimulating contributions include drafting the Kenya Information and Communications Act (KICA) 2013 amendments, reviewing the regulations under KICA, and developing the Computer and Cyber Crimes Act. At present, Stella is part of the team working on the Data Protection Bill, 2018.

Before joining Telkom, Stella was the Senior Legal Officer - Regulatory Affairs and Governance at the Communications Authority of Kenya, where she helped shape ICT policy, governance and stakeholder involvement efforts.

Stella is a member of the LSK, ICJ-K, ICPSK and is currently pursuing admission to CIPR.
Stella loves God, good reads, good food, and good-humoured conversations.

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