H.E. Hon. Dorothy Nditi Muchungu was born on 23rd July, 1972 in Mavuria, in the dusty plains of Mbeere South District.
- She attended Kyeni Girls’ High School from where she graduated in 1990 to join Kenyatta University graduating with a Bachelor of Education degree in 1996.
- She currently pursuing her Master of Science degree at Kenyatta University.
- She started her career as a teacher, teaching at both Secondary and post Secondary levels and posting exemplary results in her tenure. Her talent, performance and commitment to hard work, had by this time been identified and she was appointed the Gachoka Constituency Development Officer in 2008.
- She also served as a Director of Tana Water Services Board from 2010 to 2012.
- During this time, she interacted with local communities to initiate and implement various development projects in all spheres such education, water, infrastructure, health, security etc.
- Her vision for functional community development and better livelihoods for all has been her driving force throughout her career.