Consolata is from Kenya and received her B.A. in linguistics in 2002 from Moi University. In 2007, she graduated with an M.A. in organizational communication from Kean University in New Jersey. She has attended the National Communication Conference and major communication regional conferences. Her research interests are focused on intercultural communication, migration, transnationalism, feminist and gender studies. She has had the opportunity to teach public speaking at both Kean and UNM, as well as interviewing, communicating in organizations, interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, and mediation at UNM. Consolata's other interests are in conflict management and peace communication and she is currently a Graduate Assistant in the Ombuds/Dispute Resolution Services for Faculty office on campus.