Maureen Miruka is Country Director at CARE International in Kenya. She previously has held various roles within the Food and Water Systems Department at CARE USA as follows: Director of Gender, Youth and Livelihoods; Director of Agriculture and Market Systems; Team Leader of the flagship Women in Agriculture Program-Pathways; and as Principal Research Scientist at the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization. Her research and development focus is on gender equality & women’s voice in agriculture-based livelihoods. Maureen received the African Woman Award in 2018 from the International Development Research Center- in recognition of leaders and change-makers in the area of women’s empowerment and transformation of gender relations in Africa. She holds a PhD in Development Studies from the University of Greenwich, London UK.
/ / Maureen Miruka, CARE International