Naomi Mburu is a senior pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemical Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). She was born in Baltimore, Maryland and raised in Ellicott City, Maryland as a first-generation Kenyan-American. Naomi has been an active member of NSBE since her freshman year at UMBC. She served as Pre-College Initiative Chair (PCI Chair) during the 2015-2016 school year, followed by President during the 2016-2017 year. She is very excited to be serving as the Vice Chair of Region II. During her time as Chapter President, she was able to drastically increase participation in chapter events and double the chapter participation in National Convention. Her main goal is to provide clear, concise, and streamlined information to her regional counterparts and actively support her chapter counterparts. In her free time, Naomi loves to participate in running events like the Tough Mudder.