Hellen Kilelo is a researcher and lecturer at the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Moi University but also a coach and mentor to many students in different universities. She holds an MA in Development Studies (Scholarship awarded by DANIDA) and a BA in Anthropology (First Class Honors) from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Development Studies at Moi University. Hellen is passionate about Research Methodology has carried out extensive research in Gender and Development amongst other areas and has published in peer reviewed journals. In addition, she is also a member of British Institute in Eastern Africa amongst others.