Betty Akinyi - Iddah

Documentary filmmaker, Photojournalist, Activist, Health Researcher

Iddah studied Communication and Journalism at Maasai Mara University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree. She is also a Youth Health Researcher at APHRC.

She is a Contemporary/Conceptual photographer based in Nairobi, Kenya. It was during her varsity days at Maasai Mara University that she developed her love for art and photography.

The artist gets her inspiration mostly from her surrounding area and environment and sees photography as a tool for social advocacy and cohesion in expressing her interest in airing out issues around the world from corruption, human injustices, and everything good and affecting humanity. She has gained a wealth of skills through the various projects she has worked for, such as Under Our Skin, an International Film Festival on Human Rights; and Fashion Picha, an organization geared by artists for the love of the Community, among others.