Mary Mount Secondary School, University of Nairobi, Kings College London, University of Oxford (current)
KEMRI Wellcome Trust
Favourite thing to do in my job: Helping people with mental illness to share their stories
I am a mental health enthusiast
My research work is about addressing the challenges facing people with mental illnesses for example how traditional healers treat people with mental illness and how that affects their health. Most of my work is based in the community.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
curious, unconventional, observant
What was your favourite subject at school?
What did you want to be after you left school?
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Once in a while, yes
If you weren't a scientist, what would you be?
Who is your favourite singer or band?
toughest question ever, I don't have a favourite.
What's your favourite food?
Depends on where I am. here in Kilifi I love coconut fish and ugali
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Solo adventures in Europe
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
1. Have infinite amounts of money to be able to help people with mental illness
Tell us a joke.
If you don't understand what is going on in your life, ask your neighbours, they know everything.