Current Place of Residence: Nairobi
University: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
Current/Recent Course: BSc Mechanical Engineering
Gladys is in her final year at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, where she is pursuing Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and expecting to graduate with distinction. At the university she has served as the women’s athletics and football captain as well as a representative of her class. Gladys has won several medals in athletics and football university competitions in East African games and has participated in the Olympics national athletics trials. She was awarded the Barbaroa Trust Award, an award given to the best student in each academic year. During her holidays she have been involved in mentoring young high school girls on academic and social issues. She would like to do research on sustainable energy technologies which will assist alleviate problems in rural communities she comes from in Kenya. She intends to join the department of Engineering Science to research on the advanced engineering systems used in modern propulsion systems for heat load management and cooling.