Sara Ruto

Sara serves as coordinator of the People’s Action for Learning (PAL) network. This network currently comprises civil society organizations that are conducting citizen led assessments in nine countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Prior to serving in this position, Sara initiated the citizen led process in Kenya in 2009 that currently operates as Uwezo. She later moved on and served as Regional Manager of Uwezo East Africa at Twaweza, a citizen-driven initiative in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, which uses evidence to draw public attention to children’s learning. Prior to joining Uwezo, Sara was a lecturer at Kenyatta University. She sits in several committees/boards including the Global Monitoring Report, the Global reading network and Longhorn Publishers. She was trained as a teacher at Kenyatta University in Kenya, and got her doctorate degree from Heidelberg University in Germany