Woman of Passion: I became a mathematician despite first failing KCPE

Purity Ngina, 31 is a Research and Assessment Manager at Zizi Afrique Foundation . PHOTO: POOL

What you need to know:

  • Dr. Purity Ngina first rose to fame when she became the youngest Ph.D. holder in Biomathematics
  • She re-sat her KCPE after failing the first time
  • Purity is passionate about girls and women empowerment and is keen on seeing more girls and women pursuing STEM careers


Dr. Purity Ngina first rose to fame when she became the youngest Ph.D. holder in Biomathematics that she attained at Strathmore University in 2018 at the age of 28.

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