Davis Makori2020-2021 Columbia University Scholars
Advocate for the protection of civilians from armed conflict
Davis Makori formerly worked as the Advocacy and Campaign Manager at Crisis Action, an organization that works as a catalyst and coordinator for coalitions working together to protect civilians from armed conflict. Based in Nairobi, Davis helped coordinate global campaigns by engaging coalitions and networks of civil society organizations to protect vulnerable civilians in conflict situations across Africa. In this role, Davis helped coordinate strategic and innovative campaigns and advocacy initiatives involving grassroots civil society organizations as well as regional and global civil society to convince policymakers to take action to protect civilians.