Gladys Shollei

Gladys Jepkirui Boss Shollei is the current Woman Rep of Uasin Gishu County

Gladys Jepkirui Boss Shollei is the current Woman representative for Uasin Gishu county. Shollei studied for a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi, a Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law, a Master's degree from South Africa. She also has an MBA from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).

She worked as a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, Kenya's Deputy Chief Election Officer Chief Registrar of the Judiciary of Kenya - before plunging into politics.

She was elected to the National Assembly as woman representative for Uasin Gishu in the 2017 general election, representing the Jubilee Party. She is currently chairperson of the Committee on Delegated Legislation.

In 2018 she tabled a proposed constitutional amendment that would replace the county woman representative positions with new constituencies aimed at increasing the number of female members of parliament and county assemblies.

She sponsored the Kenya Reparations Bill 2019 that seeks to provide compensation for victims of historic human rights abuses.

Shollei has been championing for women rights in the country. She became the first sitting politician to throw her weight behind the petitions seeking dissolution of parliament after then Chief Justice David Maraga pushed for dissolution of the Parliament of Kenya over failure to implement the two-thirds gender rule in both the Senate and National Assembly.