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Asa Torkelsson

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Senior Gender Specialist
Based in Nairobi, Asa Torkelsson currently leads the integration of gender for the World Bank Kenya program. Throughout her career she has worked on gender integration primarily in the agricultural sector at the UN, in civil society and academia, the private sector and at think tanks. She holds a PhD in Sociology, with a focus on gender and rural markets in Ethiopia, an MSc in economics, and a BSc in international social sciences.