Jackline Oluoch-Aridi is the Ford Program’s East Africa regional program coordinator. Based in Nairobi, Aridi oversees the Ford Program’s community engagement and research in Kenya and Uganda; supports Notre Dame students doing research or internships in the region; and builds relationships with Ford Program regional partners. Previously, Aridi was regional community health worker program coordinator for East Africa for Columbia University’s Earth Institute, overseeing operations and providing technical assistance for programs in six countries. Aridi has also worked with the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs at Columbia University, the World Health Organization, the Guttmacher Institute, GBCHealth, and the Global Alliance on Improved Nutrition (GAIN). She holds a masters in public administration with a specialization in international health policy and management from New York University’s Wagner School of Public Administration.