As one of Aquaya’s junior data editors, Irene focuses on collecting, organizing, and analyzing information about international water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) data. She contributes to development of the Project W data platform, while devising data enhancement methods.
Before joining Aquaya, Irene volunteered with the Kenya Red Cross Society, a humanitarian agency that focuses on alleviating human suffering and saving lives. There, she focused on empowering and sensitizing communities in urban slums in Nairobi. She participated in projects on community-led total sanitation, WASH beneficiary data entry, community education and outreach training, and blood drive coordination.
Irene holds a BS in population health and a certificate in leadership and project management from Kenyatta University.