Irene Muthoni Kasalu is the first born in a humble family of seven. She was born and raised in Mui Ward, Mwingi Central Sub County, Kitui County where she also attended her school. As a bright student she was admitted at the notable Kenya High School which saw her get her a direct entry to pursue Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Post Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Science and later Master of Science in Finance all at the University of Nairobi. She has a PHD in Financial Econometrics at Leicester University.
She is very hardworking, industrious, ambitious go getter and a humble God fearing woman. She is so passionate in advocating for the less fortunate and the marginalized groups, selflessly serving and giving back to the society.
She has worked in the University of Nairobi and Meru University of Science and Technology as a Lecturer for several years before actively joining politics. She has held notable position like Administrative Secretary – AMMSI among other diverse positions with different organizations.
Irene Muthoni Kasalu is the current Woman Representative to the National Assembly, Kitui County.