Waruguru, based out of California, is a passionate and dedicated public health professional with a strong commitment to creating positive social change. With a Master of Public Health in Behavioral Social Health Education Sciences from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience with a minor in African American Studies from the University of California Los Angeles.
Her previous role as a Graduate Research Assistant at Emory University involved developing and implementing innovative health interventions for adolescents living with HIV and analyzing qualitative data to inform health strategies. She also served as a Global Programs Intern at UNICEF USA, refining program proposals and fostering international collaboration.
Waruguru's dedication to community well-being is evident in her past role as a Supporting Community Connections Program Coordinator at the Children's Receiving Home of Sacramento. While there, she spearheaded suicide prevention services and organized numerous community events, benefiting over 200 youth in Sacramento County.
Outside of work, Waruguru enjoys reading, traveling, and attending concerts, reflecting her love for both learning and adventure.