Irene Wairimu


Irene is an accomplished Public Policy Profession who loves to shape and influence just development policies that reduce the socio-economic and political disparities in society.With over 4 years of experience, she has expertise in policy, advocacy and governance in the youth development sector. She has history developing and analysing Policy/Legislative instruments; designing and implementing Advocacy strategies to lobby for the prioritization of youth perspectives in county, national and regional policies. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of Reading, UK and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics & Statistics from the University of Nairobi.

She is a Chevening Alumni, which is an influential and highly regarded group of recipients of the UK Government’s international scholarship awards scheme. She is also an Associate Fellow at the Royal Commonwealth Society as well as a Queen’s Young Leaders Highly Recommended Person where she was recognized by the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Trust on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth for her outstanding work.