About Dr.Esther Ngumi
Dr. Esther Ngumbi is a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Entomology Department at Auburn University. She is a Food Security Fellow with New Voices, The Aspen Institute. She is a native of Kwale County, Kenya. She is passionate about issues of hunger, gender, education, youth activism, agriculture, and sustainability. She is a motivational speaker and has given talks in several Universities including: Kansas State, Texas Tech, and North Carolina State. She is a Founder of Several Initiatives including OYESKA GREENS-a startup company aiming to revolutionize agriculture at the Kenyan Coast and Spring Break Kenya-an organization that is galvanizing young university students into public service.
She and her parents have established the Dr. Ndumi Faulu Academy to ensure that every child has a solid chance at getting a quality education. She was a finalist for President Clinton Global Hunger Leadership Award, a 2007 recipient for American Association of University Women International Fellowship and was named as one of 100 Women: The Unseen Powerful Women Who Change the World. She is serving as a Clinton Global University Initiative Commitment Mentor for Agriculture. Dr. Ngumbi has a huge heart, an unstoppable passion and a deep commitment for developing our global world.
Fun Fact about Dr. Esther
She loves science so much that she adopted Science as her middle name.
London School of Economics and Political Science-LSE (www.lse.ac.uk)Jaron Soh is the co-founder of Artisan and Fox, an online ethical marketplace for rare craftsmanship from the developing world.
Alma Mater: Cornell University (https://www.cornell.edu/)Born in the California sunshine, Felicia has always been passionate about education, employment and how economic and cultural factors affect our perspectives and social advancement.
Alma Mater: Massachusetts Institute of Technology -MIT (http://web.mit.edu/)Tenzin Rabga finished his tenth grade from TCV School Selakui. He then completed his IB diploma from Mahindra United World College of India.
Alma Mater: John Hopkins University (https://www.jhu.edu/)Ashish currently works at S&P Global in Boston, Massachusetts, as an Investment Management Quantitative Consultant.
Alma Mater: University of Minnesota (http://twin-cities.umn.edu/)Dr.Edward Brent received his PhD in Sociology from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 1976 followed by two postdoctoral fellowships, one in systematic studies of interaction at Minnesota and one in information systems at the University of Missouri.