Waruguru Kiai,
Kenya – Cohort 6, Public Management

Impact: Driving change in local communities

Waruguru is a notable female leader currently serving as the Nyeri County Youth Governor. In this role, she has engaged more than 100 Project Implementation Committees in over 10 Nyeri Constituency Development Fund Committees on Public Finance Management and Social Audit Strategies to avoid wastage of public resources.

Waruguru has been able to leverage on the lessons learned in the YALI program to engage communities in Nyeri County in crafting solutions to issues that affect these communities through public participation and advocacy.

In 2018, she received the International Women’s Day Award – Nyeri County – for being an exceptional woman who has touched the lives of women locally.