Sara Ruto

CEO, PAL Network


Sara has served as director/CEO of the PAL Network since its inception in 2015. Prior to serving in this position, Sara initiated the citizen led process in Kenya in 2009 that currently operates as Uwezo and thereafter served as Regional Manager of Uwezo East Africa at Twaweza, a citizen-driven initiative in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, that uses evidence to draw public attention to children’s learning. Prior to joining Uwezo, Sara was a lecturer at Kenyatta University. She sits in several advisory committees, such as UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report, INCLUDE Platform and World Bank’s Global Education Dashboard. She is the current Chair of the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development. She holds degrees from Kenyatta University Kenya, and got her doctorate from Heidelberg University Germany.