Mary Mumbi Wachira

Program Director, Health Equity Data Lab


245 Flanner Hall


Mary Mumbi Wachira joined Lucy Family Institute as the Program Director for the Health Equity Data Lab. She holds a Master’s in Global Affairs (MGA) degree from the University of Notre Dame, where she was the recipient of a Kroc Institute Fellowship, a Diploma in Project Management, and a Bachelor in Biochemistry. In the past, as a Global Health Research Associate/Public Health Fellow with the St. Joseph County Department of Health in Indiana, she defined the inaugural Burden of Disease framework, established the Health Equity report, and led the Community Health Worker-guided Health Equity Data Analysis through the Community Health Workers for the county. Mary has international experience in project design and evaluation, community engagement and development, and program management from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Liberia.