Ms. Mwihaki Kimura Muraguri is a senior associate director with the Rockefeller Foundation. Based in the Africa regional office, she implements work in the areas of health systems, disease surveillance and philanthropy across the region.
In her work, Kimura Muraguri partners with African governments and selected national and regional implementers to enable countries to be responsive to emerging pandemics and burgeoning health care demands by supporting health financing reforms. In addition, she leads the Foundation’s growing effort concerning philanthropic work in the region. Prior to joining the Foundation, Kimura Muraguri ran the KCB Foundation, a private-sector foundation that supports community development across Eastern Africa. For several years she led the HIV and AIDS program in AMREF in Kenya and served on a number of national health task forces in Kenya.
Kimura Muraguri received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Natal South Africa, an honor’s degree from the University of Cape Town and holds a master’s in public policy with a focus in international health from Georgetown University.