Dr Purity Ngina. [PHOTO: COURTESY]

Education and Development 

At 28 years old, Dr. Purity became the youngest Ph.D. holder in biomathematics. She did her undergraduate degree in Education Science and Mathematics from Egerton University where she graduated with first-class honours and later did a Masters’s Degree in applied mathematics from the same university.

She was born in Nyeri County where she sat for Kenya’s elementary examination Kenya Certificate of Primary Education KCPE, twice in 2002 and 2003 before proceeding to secondary school and graduating in 2007.

She started her career as an assistant lecturer in 2016 at Strathmore University. She is the manager-Research and Assessment at Zizi Afrique Foundation.