Diana Njeru is a development professional with 10 years’ experience managing projects that use media and communication to help reduce poverty, improve health, save lives and support people in understanding their rights. She is currently the Project Director at BBC Media Action, where she manages climate change projects that train local media to provide life-saving information to communities affected by climate change. She has a BA in Political Science.
Diana is also passionate about development photography and uses photography to communicate the human condition, bring attention to social injustice, promote cultural understanding and encourage positive change.
In the DOWN2EARTH Project, Diana will be leading the implementation of BBC Media Action’s activities which will include establishing partnerships with 3 radio stations in Kenya and supporting the capacity building of journalists to produce relevant and accurate, culturally sensitive local media content with a focus on water scarcity, food insecurity, and climatic adaptation by rural communities.