IDCE Students Profiles

Njambi Wagacha (IDSC '2010)

Njambi Wagacha (Kenya) graduated with a B.A. in development studies with a minor in international relations from Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass. Upon graduation, she received a certificate in African studies from the Five Colleges Consortium. In Nairobi, she has volunteered with an AIDS orphanage, and she has also represented an NGO at several meetings concerning debt relief and good governance in developing nations. In New York, she worked at a non-profit that helped children through youth development programs, helping them to realize their potential and understand the power of teams in a sport context. She also worked at Columbia University’s School of Continuing Education’s High School Summer Program as an intern in its Community Building Initiative. She currently works as a press and media consultant at the UN-HABITAT in Nairobi.