Carol Karutu

IntraHealth International | Chief of Party, FUNZOKenya Project

Caroline (Carol) is a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) holder with 12+ years of senior-level experience working on HIV and AIDS, health systems strengthening, designing and leading training programs, and maternal/child health programs with international and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, and South Sudan. Carol’s doctoral research, which employed quantitative, qualitative, and quality improvement methodologies, focused on building evidence to improve retention of HIV-positive women enrolled in the PMTCT care continuum in Kenya. Carol has extensive experience setting up and initiating public health projects, providing technical and financial oversight, recruiting and supervising staff, and working with government ministries and local organizations. Carol is a 2014/2015 American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellow, a 2010 Boston University Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, a 2004 recipient of the Boston University Women’s Guild Award for Academic Excellence, and a 2003 recipient of the PEO International Peace Scholarship.