Violet has over six years of experience in research, monitoring and evaluation, and health planning in Kenya and the United States. Prior to joining AFIDEP, she was Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at I Choose Life Africa (ICL) where she was M&E on three SRH and HIV prevention projects targeting youth as well as managed and coordinated related research activities. She has extensive experience in conducting policy-oriented qualitative interviews on family planning and other reproductive health issues. Violet has a Master of Public Health (Epidemiology) from Florida International University, USA, and a Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) from University of Newcastle, Australia. Her interest lies in promoting the use of research to inform public policy.