Defence Cabinet Secretary Dr Monica Juma has lauded the role of women in enhancing security in the Country saying it improves our competencies and skills sets.
The CS spoke during a forum with women officers from the Kenya Navy chapter of the Athena Forum in Mombasa.
The session focused on professional and personal development, building support networks and improving performance.
The Athena forum undertakes mentorship of women in the Ministry of Defence, and other security agencies.
Juma later took part in the Navy Captain’s Golf Tournament at the Mombasa Club, in the company of golf players from all three services of KDF.
This golf session is part of the MOD wellness programme that maintain physical fitness, which is crucial for the execution of our core mandate.
“The daylong event culminated in awards to the winners. I was delighted to play with upcoming women golfers at the Kenya Navy and look forward to more women joining the service teams,” She said.