About Dr Emily Sitienei
Emily Sitienei (PhD) is a Kenyan citizen. She obtained her Bachelor of Education degree (Mathematics and Geography), Master of Philosophy in Guidance and Counseling and a Doctor of Philosophy in Education Psychology from Moi University. She is accredited counselor and a member of Kenya Counseling and Psychological Association. She has worked as a teacher and student counselor in several secondary schools in Kenya and with a Community Based Organization as a counselor for Orphans and vulnerable children and persons living with HIV/AIDS. In 2011, she got employed in Moi University as Lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology under School of Education. In 2014 she was promoted as Senior Lecturer and was appointed a Coordinator for Kericho Satellite Campus of Moi University. She has published articles in peer reviewed journals and attended conferences. Currently she is a Post Doctorate Research Fellow in the Faculty of Education, University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus. Her main research interests are on psychological and social challenges facing members of the society, psychosocial interventions for HIV/AIDS persons and for orphans and vulnerable children, impact of psychological counseling on psychological and social wellbeing of members of the society. Her main hobbies are listening to music, interacting with people and traveling to new places.