Purity is our first Fellow. She started with us in January 2021 and works alongside our partner, The Elephant, in Kenya.
She began her career as a statistics lecturer at various Kenyan universities, then as a banker and researcher before switching to investigative journalism.
A specialist data journalist, Purity has a successful track record in following the money, investigating social networks and identifying stories using statistical methods and open source intelligence.
Most recently, Purity worked at leading Kenyan independent investigative media outlet, Africa Uncensored. She has also worked with BBC Africa Eye, the ICIJ and the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project.