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TARA Staff Updates

Ramanus Asango, Trust for African Rock Art, TARARamanus Asango an intern at TARA since February 2010, joins TARA as an IT assistant and Website Administrator. His main task will be in uploading the CMS version of TARA’s website, updating it , expanding the photo gallery and making the online gift shop functional. He was a student at the University of Sunderland where he studied applied business computing. Ramanus has a passion for art, culture and heritage.

George Osewe joined TARA in March, 2008 as an exhibition attendant at The Rock Art Gallery in the Nairobi National Museum and later as a supervisor. George has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry, Egerton University. He joins TARA’s DIC – Digital Image Centre to digitise the ancillary collection of images by David Coulson- this follows the groundwork undertaken by Eliza Wilson-Powers during her six-week professional exchange to strengthen the value of TARA’s core collection of rock art images.
George Osewe, Trust For African Rock Art, TARA

Benson Masero joined TARA on August 19, 2010 on a 4-month internship in the community development department. He is a B.Ed (Science) graduate from Kenyatta University and an MBA student at the University of Nairobi. Previously he had worked as a teacher in various high schools within Nairobi before he took up a voluntary position at the Prehistory Club of Kenya as a program officer.
Benson Masero, Trust for African Rock Art, TARA

William O. Omoro  joined TARA in June 2010 as the Community Projects and Outreach Assistant. He was born in Nyando district of Nyanza province and holds a bachelors degree in Environmental Studies and Community Development from Kenyatta University. William previously worked with the Kenya Wildlife Service as an Assistant Research Scientist in areas of environment and sustainable community development. He is fluent in English, Swahili and Luo.
William O. Omoro, TARA, Trust for African Rock Art

Eliza Wilson-Powers began a 6 week profession exchange at TARA in July 2010. Eliza has an undergraduate degree from The Art Institute of Chicago and currently works as the Archivist for The Pace Gallery in New York. She came to TARA to assist in the Digital Imaging Center, and explore ways comprehensive image libraries and archives can support community initiatives, believing they are essential to preservation and conservation efforts and can be important tools for empowering local community involvement.
Eliza Wilson-Powers