Bright Oywaya

Executive Director, ASIRT Kenya

Bright Oywaya is the Executive Director of the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT-Kenya), a not-for profit organization that promotes road safety through education, awareness creation and advocacy. Bright has been actively advocating for issues related to road transport and safety since 1997 when she was involved in a road crash, causing her to use a wheelchair. She has advocated for transport issues both at national and global levels, including the inclusion of transport and safety in the Sustainable Development Goals. She is also a counseling psychologist and ex-banker, and serves in various organizations, such as a board member of the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) and International Road Victims Partnership, and as a Trustee for the Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya.