Zipporah Iregi

Zipporah Iregi

Nurse

Zipporah Iregi is a young nurse, currently working as a nurse intern at Kitui County Referral Hospital. She is the first vice chairperson of the Kenya Students and Novice Nurses (KESNNUR), a chapter under the National Nurses Association of Kenya.

Zipporah graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from Kenya Methodist University (KeMU). During her time in school she was able to bring together nursing students at KeMU as well as those from institutions around her for various professional development programs. She played a major role in the mentorship of young nurses in Kenya through KESNNUR and through that she became a global associate in the North Ireland Nightingale Challenge.

Zipporah is passionate about the development of her community and has been involved in various projects such as sanitary towel drives, blood donation campaigns and COVID-19 initiatives–distributing hand sanitizers and soap to childrens’ homes and street families. She also doubles in modeling when off duty and is currently Miss Universe International – Kenya. Zipporah has other interests including peacebuilding and is a county ambassador (Kirinyaga) with the Global Peace Foundation – Kenya.