Ms. Joyce Murerwa
Ms. Joyce Murerwa has 16 years of global public health and nutrition experience in over 10 countries, employing multi-sectoral and community-based participatory approaches to sustainably address malnutrition. She has a wealth of experience in policy review and formulation; research; emergency relief; development; workforce capacity development and health systems strengthening. She has worked in development and emergency settings while holding different leadership positions in the UN and INGOs.
She holds a Master’s degree in Public Health & Epidemiology (MPHE) and BSc (Food, Nutrition and Dietetics). She also possesses a range of professional qualifications from the John’s Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, North-West University, International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), International School of Agricultural Sciences – Hebrew University, University of Sussex (IDS) and London International Development Centre (LIDC).
Irene Wairimu has 12 years of experience in designing, coordinating, and implementing nutrition-sensitive and specific actions, equipping her with vast knowledge on feasible community-based approaches to sustainably address malnutrition. Irene has supported 3 African Countries to formulate and review public policies related to food and nutrition security. She has a wealth of experience in monitoring and evaluation, coordinating food and nutrition assessments, and data analysis.
Irene holds a master’s degree in nutrition, from Stellenbosch University South Africa, a BSc degree in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics from Egerton University, and a post-graduate diploma in project management from the Kenya Institute of Management. Beyond her strong academic foundation Irene has strengthened her practical skills by pursuing professional courses on Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) for acute malnutrition; Standardize Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions (ENA SMART); Quantitative Data Analysis with R software; Nutrition Causal Analysis; Statistical Packages for Social Sciences (S.P.S.S); Scientific Writing and Publishing; Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) and African Nutrition leadership programme.
Ms. Angela Kimani
Ms. Angela Kimani is a food systems and nutrition expert with 12 years of experience. She has a Master’s in Public Health from Moi University- Kenya; an undergraduate degree in food science, nutrition, and dietetics from the University of Nairobi; and a Diploma in Project Management from Kenya Institute of Management.
Ms Angela has worked with various organizations at global, regional, and national levels, (including the United Nations agencies, Private institutions, INGOs) in supporting nutrition in agriculture and food systems-related policies and programs.
She is currently an independent international nutrition and food systems consultant, with a wide range of experiences across continents and countries, focused on agriculture and food systems for better nutrition outcomes.