Mary Cheptanui Sambu is a lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology, School of Education, Moi University. She teaches Special Needs Education (SNE) courses and coordinates examinations at the Department. She is a specialist in Special Needs Education with a bias in Hearing Impairment and Gifted and Talented. She is a member of Graduation Technical Team in the School of Education and a committee member of Institute of Gender, Research and Development (IGERD) Board. She has also been a Teaching Practice zonal coordinator in the school. She is a chair/Board member of several schools and holds leadership positions in the community. She is a member of The African Network of Internationalization of Education (ANIE).  She is a panel member wit Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development where she participates in developing curriculum designs/materials for learners with special needs.