Dr Nawiri Mildred is a female analytical chemist, senior lecturer, mentor, and Director of University Industry Partnerships- Kenyatta University, Kenya. Her expertise is in food analysis with passion to improve health of children and general public in developing countries facing challenges from non-communicable diseases and malnutrition. She has 10 years’ research experience, more than 20 publications and attended numerous local and international conferences. She embraces networking and collaborations and is focused to seek long term solutions through shelf products of vital carotenoids from available indigenous species of fruits and vegetables. She aspires to be a visionary leader that embraces entrepreneurship.