Rita Field-Marsham

Rita Field-Marsham – Founder

Rita Field-Marsham is a Kenyan born lawyer, now active in numerous social causes. She worked in the private sector as a lawyer and founder of Field-Marsham & co advocates, worked in the executive arm of government as prosecuting counsel at the State Law Office in Kenya and in the in legal aid sector as a pro bono lawyer for the high court and court of appeal in Kenya. From 2005-2010 she served on the board of Young Patron’s Circle (YPC) at the Royal Ontario Museum. In 2009, she founded Knowledge Empowering Youth (KEY), a charitable program that provides turn-key libraries in Africa. In 2011, she co-founded FMNB Projects, a Canadian based for-profit social venture. She is based in Toronto and is the founder and CEO of KEY and co-founder and CEO of the Rita & Charles Field-Marsham Foundation.