Naomi Muthoni Mathenge is a citizen of Kenya. She has been an AGRODEP member since April 2011. At present, Naomi is a Ph.D. Student at the School of Economics, University of Capetown. Before joining the University of Cape Town, Naomi was a Policy Analyst at the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis where she conducted research on poverty, inequality, gender, growth and general macroeconomics. Before joining KIPPRA, Naomi worked for the Kenya's Ministry of Health. She holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Moi University, Kenya and an M.A. in Economics from the University of Malawi. Her research interests include gender, poverty, inequality, growth, and macroeconomics.