Get to Know Artist Joyce Omondi Waihiga
Written by G Njuguna on September 1, 2023
On getting to know artist, This week we look at Joyce Omondi Waihiga. Joyce is an award-winning Gospel singer/songwriter, renown TV host and founder of EPIC Women, a community of unapologetically Christlike women navigating life, relationships and culture as modern women of faith. She is also a seasoned event host and panel moderator with academic and professional experience in international development and strategic communications in financial inclusion.
Joyce Omondi was born in Nairobi Kenya. This is where she grew up with her parents spending her childhood with her siblings studying her elementary and High school education in the Country’s capital Kenya. Joyce is the 1st born and has 2 brothers. She got married to Waihiga Mwaura.
Joyce has released two albums, Conquerer and Spirit Vs Soul, as well as a number of singles through which many have described her lyrics, vocals, and heart of worship as anointed, uplifting, and powerful.
In addition to music and media, Joyce is also passionate about social and economic development and desires to use her gifts to influence lasting change in Kenya and Africa. She double majored in Economics and Integrated International Studies for her undergraduate studies at Knox College in Illinois. In May 2015, she graduated with honors and a Master of Science in International Development from the prestigious Georgetown University in Washington DC.
In September 2019, Joyce was invited to attend the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Goalkeepers event in New York, USA which brings together a new generation of leaders to accelerate progress towards the global Sustainable Development Goals