Mukami McCrum is a Kenyan who has lived in Scotland most of her adult life. She previously worked as a teacher in Kenya, as equality officer in local government, as Chief Executive Officer of a racial equality organisation in Central Scotland and finally as policy manager in the Equality Unit of the Scottish Government.
She is currently the chair and founder member of Kenyan Women in Scotland Association (KWISA). She has contributed significantly by serving as a trustee and as a board member on committees and by serving on advisory forums of many local, national and international secular and religious organisations.
She is a relentless campaigner on eradication of poverty and for development in Africa, against all forms of gender-based discrimination, violence against women and girls, and Harmful Traditional Practices especially FGM. She has travelled widely and has gained a great deal of knowledge, experience and a wide network of friends, colleagues and activists.