Gladys C. Ngetich is a Rhodes Scholar from Kenya and a PhD student in the Department of Engineering Science. Before joining Oxford, she pursued a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Kenya graduating with distinction. At Oxford, Gladys is a member of thriving Oxford Thermofluids Institute researching on novel advanced cooling technologies for jet engines and working in close partnership with Rolls-Royce Plc. Gladys is passionate about mentoring and empowering girls. She has cofounded an organisation that works to mentor and empower girls in Kenya.