As an active member of the Kenyan diaspora in the United States and in Europe Wacu Ndirangu brings a wealth of knowledge and experience especially with the Young Kenyan Diaspora. Youth empowerment and community cohesion are her top priorities as a diaspora leader, she will strive to ensure that the diaspora youth is included in important initiatives such as investment opportunities.
Wacu is a graduate of Cicely McDonell School of Nursing, Nairobi (Registered Nurse), University of Detroit Mercy (Bachelor of Science Nursing) and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Masters in Public Health-Leadership). She has a strong passion in caring for others and has been in the nursing field for over 15 year. Wacu has served in education and preceptorship, leadership, quality improvement among other nursing roles both in Kenya and The United States. In addition to working as an acute care nurse she has a strong desire in giving back. As a philanthropist, she serves in different charitable organizations in advisory and committee member capacities. Wacu is a champion of preventive medicine, she works with the less fortunate community of Dandora slums, Kenya. She especially advocates for reduced HIV/AIDS and maternal child health mortalities.