About the webinar:

With a booming college-aged population and consistent issues of quality in the higher ed sector, Kenya will likely see an increase in outbound mobility. This webinar will provide an overview of the secondary and post-secondary education systems, admission requirements, common grading scales, and academic documents from this emerging market.

Gain insights into:

  • Key characteristics of the Kenyan education system
  • How to obtain, verify, and assess academic documents
  • International student mobility trends from Kenya and how to attract Kenyan students to your institutions




Knowledge Analyst, WES

Wilson has been a Knowledge Analyst at WES for the past two and a half years. He has published on the education systems in South Africa and Sri Lanka and specializes in Commonwealth education in general. In addition to the Commonwealth he is well versed in the education systems of Western Europe. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Texas A&M University in 2014.


Deepti Mani

Research Associate, WES

Deepti earned a master’s degree in economics from Bangalore University, India and a bachelor’s degree with specialization in international economics from Lucknow University, India. She has six years of experience in education research and her focus areas and expertise include education policy and innovation, formal and informal learning environments, the role of technology in development, and indicator monitoring frameworks. Deepti has authored and presented several research articles related to international economics with a focus on developing economies in Asia. Deepti is fluent in Hindi.

Amir Reza

Vice Provost, International and Multicultural Education, Babson College

Dr. Reza has held numerous positions in academic affairs, student affairs, and international education during the past 15 years at Babson College. He is currently Vice Provost for International and Multicultural Education, responsible for providing leadership for collaborative advancement of the college’s internationalization and efforts designed to create a more inclusive campus for students. Amir’s expertise includes international education, global competency, academic advising and personal support, and higher education administration. He holds a BA and MA from the University of Maine. He earned his PhD at Boston College’s Center for International Higher Education.

Silje Immerstein (Moderator)

Associate Director of Institutional Outreach and Training, WES

Silje has been with World Education Services (WES) since 2012, holding positions of Research Assistant, Research Associate, Project Manager, and now Associate Director of Institutional Outreach and Training. In her current position, she plans, designs and oversees webinars and workshops for higher education professionals on topics such as best practices in credential evaluation, and international student mobility and recruitment trends. Silje holds a BA in pedagogy from the University of Oslo, and a MA in international education from New York University's Steinhardt School of Education, Culture and Human Development.