Prof. Ruth N. Wanjau is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Kenyatta University Nairobi, Kenya. She is passionate about mentoring youths and young ladies in STEM. She is the current student coordinator for peer counselors; Coordinator, AAU-EASRN HIV project and Chairperson of Kiambu County Education Board. Her research interests are but not limited to Development of food-based supplements for management of various conditions including compromised immune system; Analysis foods, medicine and other consumer products, for heavy metals, essential trace elements, vitamins; Environmental analysis: of soils analysis, air-indoor and outdoor, lake-, river-, and well water; Development of analytical methods for determination of trace elements and Investigation of plants and other substances that can best be used for organic farming-agriculture. She is currently working on incorporating entrepreneurship activities from innovative findings she has drawn from her research experience over the years.