Nancy Muigei is a Human Rights officer at the British High Commission in Nairobi. She also serves on the Board of the Young Women Leadership Institute, a progressive feminist organisation. Muigei describes herself as a poet who is interested in the Horn of Africa. She has received various prestigious awards including the NORAD scholarship at the University Oslo (2009) and the Netherlands Fellowship Programme in 2011–2012. Muigei holds a Masters in Development from the International Institute of Social Studies of the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, having specialised in Conflict, Reconstruction and Human Security.