Hilary Ng’weno and Julia Ojiambo, were the first Kenyans to Attend Harvard University
Julia Auma Ojiambo
29th November 1936
P. O. Box 43950 00100 Nairobi
She was the first LUHYA and first Kenyan woman to be admitted to HAVARD University.and later went on to achieve greatly.
Ojiambo is on record as being the first to receive a PhD degree from the University of Nairobi, where she would also be the first African woman to be appointed a lecturer.
She was the first woman to be appointed an assistant minister in independent Kenya, and she was the only woman among the top political leaders who, in 2007, formed the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM).
*First African Kenyan woman to be admitted to the Royal Technical college (University of Nairobi).
- First woman to obtain a PhD degree from the university of Nairobi.
*First black African woman to be appointed lecturer at the university of Nairobi.
*First woman to be appointed Chairperson of Council of University of Nairobi.
*First female Assistant Minister in Kenyan cabinet.