IDCE Students Profiles

Caroline Lenupuru (IDSC '2010)

Caroline Lenupuru (Kenya) as the first female to earn a degree in her native village in Kenya. After that, she took the opportunity to serve as the deputy head teacher of her local secondary school. During her nine years of teaching, she used her leadership role to teach others in her community the importance of female education. Today there are more and more girls enrolling in higher education. She has since left teaching and now works to educate and fundraise for important social justice issues that pertain to gender. She hopes to use her graduate school experience to better fight social injustices within her community.