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Tabitha Wagithi Kiriti Nganga Edit Profile

economist , educator

Tabitha Wagithi Kiriti Nganga, Kenyan economist, educator. Achievements include research in gender, poverty and human rights. Research grant, African Technology Policy Studies, 1997, International Health Policy Program, 1997, AERC, 1998, Phd scholarship, Government Kenya, Department Personnel Management, 1999.

Background

Nganga, Tabitha Wagithi Kiriti was born on October 10, 1959 in Nyeri, Central Province, Kenya. Daughter of Jedidah Wamuyu Kiriti and Christopher Kiriti Nyaga.

Education

Bachelor of Education, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1984. Master of Arts in Economics, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University Queensland, Australia, 2003.

Career

Graduate assistant Kenyatta University, Nairobi, 1984—1987, tutorial fellow, 1987—1988. Lecturer University Nairobi, 1988—2005, senior lecturer, since 2005. Consultant Institute Economic Affairs, Nairobi, 2004, United Department Economics Social Affairs, Nairobi, 2005, Institute Policy Analysis Research, Nairobi, 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in gender, poverty and human rights.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Gender Inequality In Developing Countries. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of St. Austins Catholic Church Lavinton, Society International Development, AAWORD, OSSREA, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Virtual Institute (coordinator 2007-2008).

Connections

1 child Christine Wamuyu Wagithi.

father:
Jedidah Wamuyu Kiriti

mother:
Christopher Kiriti Nyaga

child:
Christine Wamuyu Wagithi Nganga