Irene Amadi is the Program Manager of Kenya Paediatric Research Consortium (Keprecon) and previously Executive Officer of Kenya Paediatric Association (KPA). She is a holder of Masters of Science in Management and Organizational Development from Unites States International University-Africa with over 15 years extensive experience in health projects management, organizational development, advocacy, organizational policy development, strategic communication and systems strengthening while ensuring projects are implemented in line with donor approved contracts and organization changing needs.Irene is accustomed to overseeing ambitious and complex health programs with exceptional multitasking skills which have enabled her to successfully complete implementation of over 20 donor funded projects. She has also developed successful linkages and networking with local and international partners and organizations in advocating for paediatric health related issues. Irene is committed to enhance management and organizational development in line with the current local and international trends.She has successfully managed projects funded by UN agencies such as World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), donor agencies such as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Elizabeth Glasier Paediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Family Health International (FHI), Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDI), Center for Public Health and Development (CPHD), Global Links and General Electric (GE) Foundation. In academia, she has supported in implementation of research studies with local and international universities such as the University of Nairobi, University of Pittsburgh, University of Colorado, Oxford University, University of Maryland and University of Washington. Local and international CSO’s such as Kenya Paediatric Association, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, International AIDS Society, International Centre for AIDS Programme, American Academy of Paediatrics and research organizations like Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and Welcome Trust Foundation, African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) and the African Academy of Sciences (AAS).In the advocacy platform she has managed to plan for conferences, experience exchange meetings with national and international stakeholders, advocated for domestic immunization financing with CSOs under the Immunization Advocacy Initiative platform. All these achievements have been made possible by committed support of Government of Kenya through Ministry of Health Division of Neonatal and Child Health, National Vaccine and Immunization Program and different health technical working groups.