A pilot series of community peer review events from four organizations (AfricArXiv, Eider Africa, TCC Africa, and PREreview) have been developed to enable equitable practices of research evaluation and review.
Wangari Joyce Ngugi is a Consultant Psychologist and Research Mentor. She is the Lead Research Mentor at Eider Africa, with a Certificate in Research Mentorship, where she is involved in the Design Team curating Research Mentorship programs including, among others, Study Smart and Monthly Cocktail for holistic wellbeing and academic mental health. She is a Research Steward under AuthorAID in the UK, where she co-facilitates the AuthorAID Social Sciences Journal Club group. She is a Candidate of Doctor of Psychology, PsyD, Clinical Psychology, a practitioner-scholar program, where she is researching Deaf mental health in Kenya. She matriculated with a Masters, Counseling Psychology, and Bachelor’s (Honors) in Psychology. She is certified in research ethics and is the Director, Gwira Communications Foundation, where she leads film and Psychology programs for social impact. She was a Doctoral Teaching and Research Assistant at the Centre for Cognitive and Developmental Research, United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa), where she designed and ran experimental studies on brain memory and language under Associate Professor, Dr. Dana Basnight-Brown. See https://www.wangari.africa/ for more details.