Carolyne Njue is senior technical advisor for the Population Council-led research consortium on female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). She provides technical assistance to consortium partners in developing study protocols and ethical reviews; research design and implementation; monitoring and evaluation; data collection and analysis; and dissemination of research results.
From 2002 to 2005, Njue was a senior program officer for the Population Council’s USAID-funded global Frontiers in Reproductive Health program in Kenya, implementing operations research studies on adolescent sexual and reproductive health, including FGM/C. Njue also worked for Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International, overseeing monitoring, data quality, and evaluation activities on a 13-country USAID-funded malaria program. As a consultant she has made numerous contributions to public health research and evaluation. Njue has been published in many peer-reviewed journals.
Njue received her master’s in population studies from the University of Nairobi, her master’s in medical anthropology from l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in France, and her PhD in public health from Erasmus University in the Netherlands.