Millie Odhiambo Mabona Biography
Bold, sassy, courageous, and brilliant are some of the terms that best suit Millie Odhiambo Mabona’s description. Not only is she a vocal politician, but also a well-educated woman. This article looks into Millie Odhiambo’s biography taking keen note on her achievements in academics, the legal practice, politics and her personal life.
Millie Odhiambo Age and Place of Birth
She was born in Homa Bay on the first of November in 1966. Her parents Odhiambo Harrison and Auma Damaris took care of their children and put them through school as they knew the value of education. Her father however passed away in 1973 following a boat accident.
Millie Odhiambo Education Background
Millie Odhiambo has traveled to several parts of the world in pursuing her education beginning from Kenya. She attended Homa Bay primary school then proceeded for her A’ and O’ levels in St. Francis and Limuru Girls. She has been termed by teachers as one of the most brilliant students always emerging at the top of the class. Following her good performance, she joined the University of Nairobi pursuing a degree in Law.
She did not call it quits but went on adding on knowledge from various institutions in America, Italy, and Sweden. She studied Public Service Law at the New York University mastering in women and children. She further took up certifications and diplomas from Lund University, Wallenberg Institution, Sweden and Raul and Marquette University in the States.
Millie Odhiambo Career Journey
Her legal practice began in civil litigation with a particular focus on human rights law. She worked at Kamau & Kamau Advocates handling cases of human rights violation and breach. She proceeded to public service working in the Attorney General’s chambers. From then on, she worked in international organizations where her impact in addressing human rights matters grew exponentially.
Among them are the International Federation of Women Lawyers and International Commission of Jurists. She has also worked with the United Nations as an expert and consultant on legal affairs. Millie Odhiambo established CRADLE, a foundation whose focus is improving awareness, implementation and respect for children rights.
She ventured into politics in 2007 when she was nominated for the Member of Parliament seat and in 2013 ran for Mbita Constituency MP. She faced immense challenge and frustrations from her rivals but emerged victorious. The rival teams killed her bodyguard in violent attack and burned down her house.
Millie Odhiambo Personal Life, Husband, Wedding, Children
Millie is married to Zimbabwean Mbona Magugu and has a step-daughter called Lebo.
Millie Odhiambo Net worth and Assets
Her net worth is yet to be established and information detailing her asset portfolio remains unavailable to the public.
Millie Odhiambo Contacts
Twitter – @MillieOdhiambo