Caleb Gichuhi

Caleb works at Build Up where he manages programming for Africa. He is a specialist in Information, Communication and Technologies for Development (ICT4D). He has over 9 years’ experience in applying technology to peacebuilding approaches to address violent conflict in Africa. He has researched and applied various digital tools to address election violence, good governance, violent extremism and conflict mitigation. Caleb has extensive experience working on polarization online specifically hate and dangerous speech, misinformation/disinformation and incitement to violence. He has collaborated with various actors to develop and implement conflict early warning and response systems, digitally map conflict, address hate speech online, develop training modules on digital engagement in conflict contexts and monitor and prevent electoral violence. He has skills in social media listening, data and network analysis, strategic communications, conflict analysis and community building.

He is a Chevening Fellow and U.S. Dept of State’s CSP fellow. You can connect with Caleb on Linkedin.