When I picked up the phone and made the call one rainy morning, on the receiving end was the warm, pleasant voice of Yvonne Wamalwa, the Deputy High Commissioner of Kenya to Australia at the time. I was in awe.
Yvonne is the widow to Kenya’s former Vice President, the late Kijana Wamalwa. Since her husband’s passing way, Yvonne has been a single mother to her two children, a boy and a girl.
The tough life of being a single mother notwithstanding, Yvonne decided to go back to school to study for a Master’s in Policing, Terrorism, Counter Terrorism and International Security in Australia.
For this feature, Yvonne explained to me what having a job many only dream of is like, how she first went clubbing at 18 and even challenged me to give her a pretty good incentive for her to answer one of the questions… (I failed the test…)
Name: Yvonne Nambia Wamalwa
Occupation: Acting High Commissioner of Kenya to Australia.
How long have you lived in Australia?
This is my fifth year in Australia.
Do you consider it ‘home’ now? Read more The Unwritten With: YVONNE WAMALWA – EDUCATION, PLEASURE & FORGIVENESS