Engineering Innovation: Six Kenyans have been shortlisted for the 2017 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. Read more about them from this recent article by Business Daily Africa.
Kenya’s Paypal: Agosto Liko, is the founder of PesaPal. Recently named as one of the 100 most influential fintech leaders in 2016 by Hot Topic, hear Agosto talk about the future of electronic payments in Kenya.
BRCK, Popote Payments, iNuka Pap: This Daily Nation article lists some of the hottest and most successful TECH innovations that have recently come out of Kenya’s Silicon Savannah.
Science Innovation: Kenyan Professor in Iowa is receiving accolades for his ground-breaking research in the area of metal welding. Read more about him from this Daily Nation article published on January 14 2017.
Thought Leaders on Innovation: Professor Calestous Juma of the Practice of International Development at Harvard Kennedy School of Government is a leading. Learn more about the Professor and his latest book.
Drug Innovation: Dr. F. George Njoroge is a Senior Research Fellow at Eli Lilly and Company. He led the research in the discovery and approval of hepatitis C drug Victrelis™ (BOCEPREVIR®) during his past stint at Merck Pharmaceuticals. Learn more about him from a feature interview by Eli Lilly.
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Champions of Innovation: Professor Shaukat Abdulrazak is the Director for Africa at the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency. He was previously the CEO of Kenya National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation between 2008-2014 where he worked hard to promote innovation in Kenya.
Diaspora Demographics: The 102,000-plus Kenyans in the US surpass the national US average in household median income and in college education according to a study by the Rockefeller Aspen Diaspora Program.