Dr Antoinette K. Kankindi, PhD and MCGO (Governance) from the University of Navarra, Spain and LLM from the University of Kinshasa, DRC is a Congolese citizen. Before pursuing her postgraduate studies in Philosophy (Rome and Pamplona), she worked as legal advisor for Chevron Overseas Co. in Kinshasa. She later assumed the same responsibility in the Chilean Embassy for national and foreign policies. She joined Strathmore University in 2004 where she lectures in Social and Political Philosophy. She was appointed Director of the Governance Centre in May 2009 and served until September 2013. She a full time senior lecturer at the Strathmore Law School and is a Senior Research Fellow at the Integrity Program, which she leads. Dr. Kankindi’s research interests cover Governance and Integrity Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa with a focus on political legitimacy, integrity in public services, devolution/local governments, political participation, particularly for women and youth among others.