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Dr. Isabella Wandaka

Title/Qualifications: PhD
Department/Unit/Section:
Fashion Design &  Marketing
Contact Address: 
P.O. Box 43844-00100 Nairobi – Kenya
Telephone:
 +254-724-692403 , +254-733-743367.
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Position:
SeniorLecturer

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Education
Academic Degrees


2004-2009 : Doctor of Philosophy in Entrepreneurship – Kenyatta University
1999-2000 : Advanced certificate in Education, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA.
1993-1994 : MSC, International Marketing and Distribution; the Manchester Metropolitan University, Britain.
1984-1985 : Post Graduate Diploma in Clothing Design Technology. Manchester Polytechnic,  Britain.
1993 : Approved Graduate, Ministry of Education, Kenya.
1974-1976 : Diploma in Education, University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Area of Specialization: Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Distribution, Fashion Design, Micro and Small Scale Enterprises (MSEs).
Research Interests: 
Women Small Scale Entrepreneurs in Textiles and related products.Marketing and Quality issues in the Clothing Industry.

Conference Presentations and Workshops

  • Dr. I Wandaka, Social Media Marketing among Fashion Enterprises in Nairobi, Kenya.Bahir Dar University- Ethiopia, 1-3rd of May 2014
  • Dr. I Wandaka    Utilisation of E-Marketing Strategies among Apparel MSEs in Nairobi, Kenya., Bahir Dar University- Ethiopia, 1-3rd of May 2014
  • Dr. I Wandaka, Entrepreneurship in indigenous knowledge and skills for job creation, Tswane University of Technology, 25th-28th September 2013
  • CSR curriculum Writing Workshop held on 16th Nov. 2012 in Nairobi.
  • Dr. Isabella Wandaka, Investigation of Quality Assurance Measures Adopted by Women Entrepreneurs Operating Textile and Apparel Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) for Sustainable Fashion Businesses. International Texile and Apparel sustainabilty Conference 16-21July 2012
  • Dr. Isabella Wandaka, Marketing Strategies by Women Entrepreneurs in Small Clothing Enterprises, Kisumu, Kenya, 5th -8th March 2012
  • Dr. Isabella Wandaka, Training Issues Within the Cotton, Textiles and Apparel (CTA) Sector., Mombasa, Kenya, 1st to 4th Nov 2011
  • Dr. Isabella Wandaka, Outcomes of Entrepreneurship Training Among Fashion Design Women Entrepreneurs Operating Within the Informal Sector, in Nairobi, Kenya., Pretoria, South Africa., June 2011
  • Dr. Isabella Wandaka, Investigation of Marketing Practices and Challenges Encountered by Women Entrepreneurs in Fashion Design Manufacture: A case of Apparel and Textile Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) Sector in Nairobi, Kenya., SAAFECS. Pretoria, South Africa, March 2011
  • Dr. Isabella Wandaka, Education and Training for Women Entrepreneurs Operating Textiles and Apparel Businesses in the Micro and Small Scale Enterprises (MSEs) Sector, in Nairobi, Kenya, Manchester, Britain, Nov. 2010

Research

  • Quality Assurance Issues in Kenyan Apparel Sector
  • Marketing Strategies by Women Entrepreneurs in Small Clothing Enterprises
  • Training Issues Within the Cotton, Textiles and Apparel Sector.
  • Investigation of Education and Training for Women Entrepreneurs Operating Textiles and Apparel Businesses in the Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) Sector in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Investigation of Challenges and Opportunities Facing  Women  Entrepreneurs in Textile Businesses for Industrial  Growth in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Impact of Training on Marketing Activities by Textile Women Entrepreneurs

Publications

  • Dr. Isabella Wandaka    March, 2012, CTA Conference with a Difference., Cotton Africa: Fibre to Fashion Magazine., Issue  No. 3 January to March 2012
  • Dr. Isabella Wandaka    2011, Out comes of Entrepreneurship Training Among Fashion Design Women Entrepreneurs Operating Within the Informal Sector in Nairobi, Kenya., Book Chapter “AFRICA AND BEYOND: ARTS AND DEVELOPMENT”, To be Released 2012 by Cambridge Scholars Publishers: United Kindom
  • Dr. Isabella Wandaka , 1995 (March-April), Women Entrepreneurs Explore New Frontiers., Jua Kali News Magazine: University Press, Issue No. 1- Vol. 1

Administrative positions held to date

  • Kenyatta University- V.C Representative August a Committee on Regional Centre of Excellence- 28th August 2013.
  • Uniform Sub Committee Member- Kenyatta University Medical School -2014

 

 

 

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