Dr. Ruth Oniang'o is Board Chair of Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) and Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE). She is also Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (AJFAND), and Founder and Director of Rural Outreach Africa, an NGO working to address rural poverty and food and nutrition insecurity. Ruth received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science at Washington State University, and her PhD from the University of Nairobi. Ruth has served in an advisory capacity for various UN agencies, the World Bank, the Kenyan Government, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, among others. She is an ardent advocate against hunger and child malnutrition.