Thursday, 8 May 2014

Juliet's CV

Juliet Jacqline Awuor Otieno





Juliet Awuor
Juliet Hephzibah


I am currently an undergraduate student at Daystar University completing my BA in Communication, with the hope of pursuing a career in Corporate communications.

I have over five years of experience working directly with communities focusing on HIV/AIDS education and empowerment for young women and girls. I have spoken and written extensively about women’s reproductive health and HIV/AIDS issues.

I also handle a high school ministry, educate young people on HIV/AIDS and sexuality, and volunteer as the media coordinator at River of Life Fellowship church.



Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication: Public Relations option
(Expected graduation date- June 2015)

Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya
Diploma, Communication: Print and Electronic Media

Kenya Association of Professional Counselors (KAPC), Nairobi, Kenya
VCT Counselor training certificate

Institute of Social Studies & Advocacy (ISSA), Nairobi, Kenya
Diploma in social welfare and advocacy

River of Life Fellowship Church (October 2010-October 2013)
Volunteer Media Administrator, Nairobi, Kenya
 Administration of the church office
 Audio/ Video Recording, Editing and distributing Pastor’s messages
 Updating the church’s website and social media
 Designing Certificates, publications and Making weekly church bulletins

Daystar University (ILPD- Institute of Leadership and Professional Development), (August 2013-Present)
Work study scholarship, Nairobi, Kenya
 Photography and writing articles on the institute’s events in liaison with the corporate affairs department,
 I provide Assistance in administrative duties.

HIVOS- Global Dialogues competition 2013, (25th -26th May 2013)
Jury, Nairobi, Kenya
 Selection of young peoples’ entries in the competition- top scripts created Global Dialogues’ short films.
 Helped in coming up with a script for the Global Dialogues short film.

College of the Rockies campuses (COTR), (October 2007-October 2007)
Guest Facilitator, Calgary, Canada
 African Development Challenges Conference (MDG number six – on HIV, Malaria and Tuberculosis)

Student Ministry on HIV/AIDS (Speaker)
 High school ministry, educating students on HIV/AIDS
 Coordinator of the Daystar University’s Compassion and Care Center’s (DCCC) support group

APHIA plus Nairobi HIV/AIDS Facilitator, June 2011-September 2011
 Communicating positive behavior change against the spread of HIV/AIDS in communities, Community Based Organizations & Faith Based Organizations.

Casino Health center Member of the counselors’ supervision team, June 2010-October 2011
 Outdoor counseling and testing activities and also part time volunteering at the Centre as a VCT/ HTC/ CCC counselor.

PSI-APHIA II program, Advocate of Behavior change, January 2007- December 2010
 Raised awareness, positive behavior change against the spread of HIV/AIDS in workplaces, communities, Community Based Organizations & Faith Based Organizations.

APDK (Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya) Community Facilitator, 2006-2007
 Mobilization of financially constrained women into self Help Groups to encourage sustainable development and discourage the handout mentality.

UN HABITAT- Nanjing, China, November 2008
 Guest Speaker at the World Urban Youth Forum, part of the World Urban Forum for harmonious urbanization and safe cities.

National Organization of Peer Educators (NOPE) - 3rd National Conference of Peer Education, HIV&AIDS June 2008
 Presentation: “The Role of Community in curbing Stigma & Discrimination”.

Population Action International (PAI) and Action Canada for Population and Development (ACPD), May 2007
 Guest speaker at the Screening of Abstaining from Reality, at the Parliament.

Population Action International (PAI) MARCH 2007
 Featured in a Documentary (Abstaining from Reality) United Kingdom- London; Guest speaker before members of Parliament on International Women’s day.

KENWA (Kenya Network of Women with AIDS) Community Health Worker, 2004-2006
 Managed the Resource Centre, Provided Home Based Care for people living with HIV/AIDS, Mobilized Community and created awareness, Counseling for orphans and vulnerable children and People Living with HIVAIDS.
Awarded national winner, Scenarios from Africa Competition, Date, Location
 Created an outstanding scenario on HIV in Africa. Story: All that Glitters is not Gold.

International Essay Competition- World Bank, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cities Alliance (Best Authors), 2008, Nairobi
 Awarded a diploma among best authors. Story: The City I Long For.

Languages: English (Advanced Proficiency), Swahili (Fluent), Luo (Native)

Computer: Microsoft Office applications, online networking, Adobe Creative Suite, Sony Vegas. Skilled at using Windows 2000/2003/2007, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Linux, Windows 8

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