Millicent Otieno has over twelve years of experience in coordination of an extensive network of trainers, practitioners and interested humanitarian, peace and development organizations in West Africa and beyond. She has led workshops, conducted training of trainers, and provided coaching, mentoring and accompaniment in the peacebuilding field.  Her areas of expertise include conflict sensitivity, community dialogue and mediation processes, security work, participatory development approaches, and project assessment and evaluation.  She is a Trainer of Trainers on Alternative to Violence Project (AVP) and a Master Trainer on Reflecting on Peace Practice as well as the Do No Harm /Conflict Sensitive Approaches and practices (CDA Learning Projects).

Membership and Networks: Conflict Sensitive Consortium (SWISS PEACE),  National Steering Committee on Peacebuilding and Conflict Management Secretariat (NSC) Kenya – Conflict Analysis Group, Alternatives to Violence Project – Durban South Africa Network.

She is currently working on a MA on Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University (Virginia/USA) and has taken courses on Conflict Resolution and Peace Theories at the University of Kwazulu-Natal in
Durban/South Africa.

Millie is the West Africa Representative for Mediators Beyond Borders International and is one of the IPTI trainers and mentors.