Hilda Joy Njoki is a Research Fellow based in the Natural Justice Nairobi Hub. Her role is to carry out quality evidence-based research to back communities in securing rights to their lands, resources and knowledge.
As someone who is enthusiastic about human rights, research and development, Hilda studied Bachelor of Development Studies from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Here, she specialized in community development which gave her a better understanding of the makings of a society, its people, values and resilience.
Before joining Natural Justice, Hilda was a Project Assistant at Katiba Institute where she helped implement various project studies on the inclusion of ethnic minorities in governance and political processes as well as assessing the access of justice initiatives by the marginalized groups in Kenya. Additionally, she also worked at CARE International in Kenya where she helped in building the capacity of communities, data collection, monitoring and reporting on projects.