Hulda Bithia Muaka
Hulda Bithia Muaka was born in Kenya, Africa and came to the United States over 20 years ago as the spouse of a graduate student. She is a birthright Quaker and worships with Palo Alto Friends Meeting where she has served on various committees. She is currently involved in a program of the meeting which helps children from poor families in El Salvador get an education and alleviate poverty in their families. She is currently the co-clerk of work in the world committee and also served on the FWCC (Friends World Committee for Consultation) Visiting Committee. This creates avenues for communication and relationship in the Society of Friends.
Prior to coming to America, Hulda worked as a journalist with the Kenyan Government for ten years. In the States, Hulda has worked as an administrative associate for The Language Center at Stanford University, Ecumenical Black Campus Ministry, and Wesley Foundation at UCLA. She has also worked as a caregiver to people of all ages including her own children, Dennis and Agidza Muaka. She has served as a board member of the Friends of the Palo Alto Children’s Theater for as a program advertising coordinator on voluntary basis.