Sr. Jane Wakahiu is associate vice president of program operations and head of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation's Catholic Sisters Initiative. (Provided photo)

Jane Wakahiu

Sr. Jane Wakahiu is a member of the Institute of the Little Sisters of St. Francis, Kenya, and director of the Catholic Sisters Program for the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. She is the former director of the African Catholic Sisters Education Collaborative, which conducts educational activities in nine African countries, including Nigeria and South Sudan, where the ravages of war and other human tragedies continue to significantly affect millions of people. Wakahiu also has taught and administrated at a girls’ high school, facilitated leadership workshops for teachers, and served in leadership of the Catholic Women Association in Kenya.