Meet Kenya’s first woman to attain a PhD in Geoinformatics

Prof Faith Karanja, Head of Department of Geospatial and Space Technology at the University of Nairobi, in her office during the interview. 
 

Photo credit: Kanyiri Wahito | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Prof Faith Karanja sits. She is the chairperson of the Department of Geospatial and Space Technology at the University of Nairobi.
  • Prof Faith Karanja sits. She is the chairperson of the Department of Geospatial and Space Technology at the University of Nairobi.
  • As a mentor under Unesco’s squad of STEM specialists, Prof Karanja has since 2014 mentored more than 3,000 secondary school girls.

A university complex stands behind Central Police Station along University Way, in Nairobi.

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