Carolyn is a Program Manager at the Organization for Refugee Immigrant Success (ORIS), which is an organization that partners and works with immigrant and refugee families of African descent in the greater Concord and Manchester, New Hampshire and Worcester, Massachusetts communities as they settle in their new home.
Carolyn is currently a Ph.D. student at Pepperdine University in the field of Global leadership and change. She earned her Master’s Degree in Sustainable International Development from Brandeis University and her undergraduate Degree from Daystar University in Kenya.
Carolyn previously worked for World Vision International, in Makueni, Kenya, the Consortium for Law and Development at Boston University School of Law, and the Kenya United Nations Mission in New York, serving on the Economic and Financial Committee of the United Nations.
Carolyn founded Mbaitu Inc., a Kenyan organization that brings the diaspora community together to ensure food security and education of children in need in the three countries of South Eastern Kenya. She is also a founder of the Upendo Women Alliance which brings Kenyan Women in the USA together to invest for retirement and participate in educational tours.