Abshiro Halake is a KANU nominated Senator from Isiolo County. She is also the Chairperson of the Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD-Kenya). In the Senate, she is the Vice Chairperson- Senate Standing Committee on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Member -Senate Standing Committee on Lands, Environment and Natural Resources. Prior to joining politics, she was the immediate former Deputy Secretary-General of the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS). As Deputy Secretary-General for programs at KRCS she developed effective systems for resource mobilization, program implementation, reporting, disbursement and monitoring of multi-million dollar grants across Kenya. Prior to this, she was the Deputy Director of Strategy and Change at the Kenya Wildlife Service. Her first job after university was with the Canadian High Commission where she held a couple of different positions, the last being as Trade Commissioner in charge of trade and investments between Kenya and Canada. She is a mother of three children, a politician, and an activist in different social and economic sectors with Senior Management experience in various fields – Humanitarian Response and Diplomacy; Fund Raising; Conservation; International Trade and Investment; Strategy and Risks Management.