Brenda Mutuma is the newest, yet secretly one of the oldest, members of the CAS team. She graduated from Stanford in 2013, with a B.A. in Political Science. During her time at Stanford, she received an Africa Service Fellowship to work with Heifer International in Uganda, served as a CAS student program assistant, and was the spark and driving force that built a student garden at Ujamaa residence. Before joining CAS as the program coordinator, Brenda worked at the USDA, organizing farmers and state officials to fight food insecurity across the country. Brenda also worked at the Tenderloin Housing Clinic in San Francisco, providing life resources and case management for people transitioning from homelessness. Brenda is committed to creating more just, inclusive, and healthy environments. Brenda loves music and stargazing, and is also passionate about creative writing.