Mary Mwangi

Listen Mary Mwangi is the founder and managing director of Double M public service vehicles under Express Connections Limited. Born in 1961, the entrepreneur resigned from her job as a clerk at the National Hospital Insurance Fund, opting to go into business. She started the business together with her late husband, Mwangi Mugo, in 1980 […]

Jennifer Barassa

Listen Jennifer Barassa is the CEO of Top Image Africa, an advertising agency operating in Eastern, Central and parts of West Africa to promote products in innovative ways other than through mainstream media. Of particular note, Top Image Africa has worked with mobile network providers such as Safaricom, MTN, Orange and Airtel to help in […]

Gina Din Kariuki – Local PR practitioner’s audacious journey

Listen Connecting businesses is her business. Warm, soft-spoken and distinguished, Gina Din stands tall as a professional and as a corporate brand among Kenya’s leading Public Relations firms. With almost 30 years of experience in PR and nearly two decades of that time spent running her own firm, the Executive Chairperson of the Gina Din […]

Eva Muraya

Listen Eva Muraya is the founder and CEO of Brand Strategy Design Limited (BDS), a marketing and communications consultancy firm offering branding, advertising and public relations services. She is also the co-founder of Color Creation Limited, the first advertising and branding business to be ISO 9001 certified in Kenya. With more than two decades of […]

Esther Passaris – Headwinds fail to dim streetlight queen’s fire

Listen Nairobi Women’s Representative Esther Passaris burst into the limelight through Adopt-A-Light, the project that took up the weighty and now controversial task of lighting up Nairobi streets. As the company implemented its vision, Nairobi by night transformed. Adopt-A-Light put up street lighting on major roads, business areas and residential neighbourhoods, paying particular attention to […]

Susan Mboya

Listen Dr Susan Mboya Kidero is the President and Founder of the Zawadi Africa Educational Fund, a non-profit organisation that provides bright young women from disadvantaged backgrounds with scholarships at top colleges in the US. She has also won several international marketing and advertising awards for her work with Proctor and Gamble and Coca Cola.

Rosalind Mutua

Listen Rosalind Mutua was the first vice chancellor of Kiriri Women’s University, Kenya’s first and only women’s university. Kiriri was set up in 2002 to bridge the gap in gender representation of women in higher education and to improve and contribute to the economic and social development of the country. The author of Development of […]

Olive Mugenda – Visionary scholar with entrepreneurial midas touch

Listen Professor Olive Mugenda made history by becoming the first woman in Kenya to head a public university. The renowned educator, researcher and administrator is best known for the expanded programmes and physical transformation she brought to Kenyatta University. Professor Olive Mugenda describes herself as a wife, mother, daughter and sister among other things and […]

Lydia Nzomo – Influencing through imparting knowledge

Listen Dr. Lydia Nzomo is the current chairperson of the Teachers Service Commission (TSC), a position she has held since December 2014. Prior to that, she was the director of the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) – formerly Kenya Institute of Education (KIE). The career educationist is passionate about education and curriculum and her […]