Chief Impact Officer, Rise Against Hunger
Edna Ogwangi is the Chief Impact Officer for Rise against Hunger..She leads Rise Against Hunger’s organization’s development strategic efforts in advancing food security, humanitarian relief response and resilience pathways. Ogwangi also spearheads initiatives pertaining to measuring effectiveness, impact and sustainability of all Rise Against Hunger programs globally. Ogwangi a native of Kenya has worked in the international development field for more than 20 years with in depth experience in areas of economic development, food and nutrition security and non-profit management. Over the course of her career, Ogwangi has managed and/or supported several US Federal Government-United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs in more than 30 countries. Ms. Ogwangi has been featured in several U.S magazines including Upscale Magazine,People Magazine and most recently USA Today Modern Woman Magazine Fall/Winter edition as one of the Four Inspirational Modern Women. Her passion is to alleviate hunger,create food security spaces among underprivileged and vulnerable populations; and empower women to thrive in their communities.