Ms. Esther Gacicio is a key champion and thought leader behind the ELICE , serving as on the Secretariat as Co-Director.
Esther is an Assistant Director at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) in the e-Learning section. She is a curriculum specialist, Instructional designer and content developer as well as an eLearning facilitator. She is trained and certified in New Learning Technologies by tele-akademia and University of Colombo School of Computing, Colombo, Sri Lanka. She has a Masters degree in Education and a graduate diploma in Leadership Development in ICT and Knowledge Society from the Dublin City University. She initiated an online training program called Elimika and is its coordinator.
She was awarded the 2011 Technology in Government in Africa (TIGA) award and set to receive a global award in excellence in eLearning during the Global learn tech awards and congress taking place in India in July. She is currently a consultant in the development of the EAC ICT Integration in Education strategic plan for the member states. She has made presentations in various international. She has been a member of the international Advisory Board at the International Technology, Education and Development Conference held in Valencia, Spain.