Liz Mahiri is the Communications, IT and Knowledge Management Officer at the Rift Valley Institute. Previously, she was the Programme Officer for Education. Before coming to RVI, Liz was the editor for Ghetto Mirror, a newspaper that focuses on social, political, and economic issues in informal settlements. She trained slum youth in journalistic writing and photography and empowered them to design and produce high-quality media material. She holds a BA in International Studies from Kenyon College in Ohio.