Work

Nyambura’s interests straddle culture, tech, research, and the communities at their intersections. They are keen on work that resonates with audiences, is accessible, and acts as a jumping off point for interesting conversations.

Here’s a brief overview of their work:

Media

Contributor, Making a Feminist Internet: Africa… and its afterlives

Co-founder, 2 Girls & A Pod, one of Africa’s leading literary podcasts

Co-founder, Corpus, a podcast about visual art in Eastern Africa

Founder and media monitor/ analyst, RadioKikuyu, a one year project aimed at listening to, translating, and transcribing Kikuyu vernacular radio

Co-founding editor, Brainstorm, Kenya’s foremost longform site

Moderation

Artist Talks & Panels – NOMA! An XR Experience (2020)

After+Life launch – Jalada Africa Anthology (2019)

All the threatened and delicious things – Out Film Festival, Nairobi (2018)

If Not Now artist talk – group art show at Cave Bureau, Nairobi (2018)

Writing

Nyambura’s writing includes:

Community building

Co-founder, The Ed Ten Consortium, a group of people passionate about education in Kenya

Co-curator, The Ed 10 Digest, a record of education tidbits and news from across the region

Taught & started a library at Muhaka Primary School in Kakamega County

Started the Wajukuu Community Library alongside members of the Wajukuu Arts Group in the Viwandani Area of Nairobi

Research

2016 Open Data Fellow, Kenya Open Data Initiative

EdTech Research Assistant 2014/5, iHub Research