Erik Hersman has spent most of his life in Africa having grown up in Sudan and Kenya. He is the founder of iHub, an innovation space that is helping young Kenyan innovators to develop and cash in on their ideas.
Amolo Ngweno is a veteran and pioneer of the Kenya ICT industry being co-founder of Africa Online, Kenya’s first Internet Service Provider (ISP) that she founded alongside Ayisi Makatiani and Karanja Gakio.
Twiga Foods is bridging the gap between the farmer and the produce vendor in Nairobi using a mobile based supply platform. Benefits include – Better prices, quality control and produce delivery saving the vendor a 5 AM trip to the market.
M-KOPA Solar is working towards connecting Kenyans off the electrical grid with affordable solar power packages that include solar powered TVs, rechargeable torches and radios in addition to charging accessories for small electronics.
Type 1 Diabetes also known as Juvenile Diabetes kills hundreds of children every year in Kenya due to lack of diagnosis and treatment. Learn more about the lesser known sibling of Type 2 diabetes.
Dr. George M. Warimwe is a researcher based at the University of Oxford, UK. His group is working to develop a single dose vaccine for Rift Valley Fever. The vaccine has been shown to be effective in livestock and is slated for human trials by the end of 2017.
Cancer is fast becoming a leading cause of mortality in Kenya especially among women. What is causing this escalation especially in our parents’ generation?
When that opportunity is in sight, put your best foot forward by having a CV and a personal brand that impresses for both substance and style.
YALI is a US Department of State initiative that was launched by President Barack Obama in 2010. The initiative’s main goal is to provide resources to nurture leadership skills, promote entrepreneurship and connect young leaders all over Africa.
Juliana Rotich is an innovator and technologist best known as a co-founder and the former Executive Director of Ushahidi Inc. She is a Senior Ted Fellow, MIT Director’s Fellow, Board Member at Kenya Vison2030, all among many other roles that she holds.