Dr. Naya Mondo
Knight Muteti Langat
Dr. Angelina Dawa
Dorothy GithaeDorothy is self motivated, entrepreneurial, high performing, can do, flexible & focussed professional. Bubbly, at ease with collaborating & managing relationships at all levels. Proven best in class record in working with training of Entrepreneurs & Start-ups Training, Women Empowerment Business Development.
Dr. Naya MondoDr. Mondo is the CEO of Elerai Global Services LLC, a women owned Sustainable Energy company that focuses on transforming lives of women and youth through its green energy solutions in rural parts of Africa. Education Dr. Mondo holds a Masters degree in Social Services from Bryn Mawr College and a Doctorate in Organizational Learning and Leadership from Columbia University.
Lucy MwangiMy name is Lucy Mwangi. I am married to Arthur mwangi with four children; one son and three beautiful daughters. I value my family greatly, and they have really supported me in many ways. We are a Christian family and I am a church elder. I am also, the Chairlady of Finance and investment National
Knight Muteti LangatKnight Muteti Langat at a very tender age, Knight had a vision to change the lives of the vulnerable girls around her hence, she specialized her first degree in Bachelor of Arts; Social Work in the University Of Nairobi. Following the death of her father that challenged her well-being and vision, Daughters Of Kenya was born as she states, “I questioned myself if life had totally changed without one parent, how would it be to the orphaned and vulnerable children?” After a period of three years of exploration and study, she established the Daughters Of Kenya whose Mission is to Save, Educate, Empower and Improve the lives of lives of the orphaned and vulnerable girls in Kenya. Daughters Of Kenya Mission focus on the Following Daughter Programmes: Education, Health, End Violence Against Children and Livelihood and Resilient. Knight has participated in leadership workshops, trainings and forums in Nigeria, South Africa and Italy and as part of her experience, she has worked at the Caucus for Women’s Leadership as a Project Officer and at the Centre for Multi – Party Democracy as a Gender Officer.
Kitawa WemoA research consultant and senior business professional based in Nairobi , Kenya, WEMO is passionate about finding sustainable solutions to the gender disparity problem that faces many women in rural Kenya as a result of cultural misconceptions. She believes in the “Teach a Man to Fish” mantra to pioneer change through entrepreneurship. At MAMA Ventures, WEMO works with women and girls, from under privileged backgrounds who are victims of gender based violence. By leading through practical mentoring, she works with experienced curators to equip the beneficiaries with business and entrepreneurial skills. She also works with experienced psychologists to offer emotional support to the women and girls. SHE believes in a holistic approach towards finding solutions for the problems the women are faced with.
Phionah MusumbaPhionah Anguzuzu Musumba has many years of experience working with women and girls from disadvantaged backgrounds, empowering them with skills for enterprise development and educational opportunities since 2002. As the Founder and Executive Director at the Centre for Disadvantaged Girls and Malkia Foundation, Musumba ensures that any girl who drops out of school due to poverty gets a second chance to go back to school and also provides job skills training to young women dropouts who cannot return to school. As a CSP Fellow at YWCA Austin in Texas, Musumba focused on learning new approaches to working with women and girls on education, health, and employment programs. Now returned to Kenya, Musumba is working to start an all-girl STEM school alongside a vocational college to offer marketable courses for the youth in mass communication, computer studies, carpentry, tailoring, catering, and masonry among other skills
Njeri KinaraShe create from a position of knowledge thus sharpening her skill sets to respond to new environments, ably to effectively identify and communicate messages that stimulate progress within a system through collaboration or independently.She is passionate about building communities, everyone should have a home, access to economic opportunities and capacity building opportunities for their lives regardless of their external realities. She believe this can be realised through a blend of technology, education and government. She is idealistic but know when to balance between reality and ideas when it comes to implementation.
Beatrice MunuheBeatrice has over 10 years’ experience in various operational, administration and advocacy with key focus on women, youth, gender and rural development. She has worked in a number of industries including, Education and training, health and wellness and Non-governmental sector. She is also an advocate for many social causes like mentoring young girls, advocating for their rights and she is also the chair lady and board member of Timau High school in her home county.I know that no single approach is the right one for every individual and so I have been trained in a range of modalities including information management, administration, operations, project management, and gender and development issues.My education background includes a M.A in Gender and Development Studies from the University of Nairobi, BSc in Information Sciences from Moi University and a Diploma in Management (Project Management) from the Kenya Institute of Management.
Chebet LesanChebet Lesan is an industrial designer by profession and an environmentalist by passion. She is the founder of BrightGreen Renewable Energy, a company that creates green fuel for African homes and industries using recycled agricultural and urban waste materials. Her product MOTO, is a fast growing brand gaining traction with the growing environmentally concsious community in Africa. She is also involved in community programs that sensitize local communities and industries on the importance of environmental preservation and promotion of eco-friendly activities. She is a mentor to youth and women in the STEM and Renewable Energy Sector. Her aspiration to see is an economically stable African continent who’s economy is driven by eco-friendly activities, a people who value their environment and a culture that has embraced clean energy as a way of life.
Dr. Angelina DawaShe is a Medical doctor with a Masters in Public Health and Post Graduete Diploma in Sexually Transmitted Diseases. She is currently doing a Masters Degree in Family Medicine with the University of Edingburgh in Scotland.