Amb. Amina Chawahir Mohamed,
Cabinet Secretary,Minitry Education
Amina Chawahir Mohamed born in 5 October 1961 is a Kenyan lawyer and diplomat . She is presently serving as the Cabinet Secretary for Ministry of Education in Kenya. She previously served as chairwoman of the International Organization for Migration and the World Trade Organisation's General Council, as well as Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme. She served as the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Kenya from May 2013 to February 2018, when President Uhuru Kenyatta, after re-election, moved her to the Education docket.
Mohamed was born on 5 October 1961 in Kakamega Kenya, where She spent most of her childhood life. For her elementary studies, Mohamed attended the Township Primary School in Kakamega and later Butere Girls and Highlands Academy. Upon graduation, Mohamed moved to Ukraine on a scholarship to study at the University of Kiev. She completed the institution's courses, earning a Master of Laws (LLM) in International Law. Mohamed later obtained a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in International Relations from the University of Oxford. Through a Fellowship at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), she also attended several training courses on international law.