Mugure Kabugua Mugo

Listen Mugure Mugo is the founder and managing director of Preciss International, Kenya’s first business process outsourcing (BPO) company. She is also the founder and former managing director of E-Business Solutions. She was nominated to the international Who’s Who of professionals in 2008–2009 because of her work in Kenya’s outsourcing industry. She fills various roles […]

Ory Okolloh

Listen Recognised internationally as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2011 and listed as one of the Time Magazine 100 Most Influential People in 2014, Ory Okolloh is one of Kenya’s best minds. She was one of six Kenyans named in the 2015 Quartz Africa Innovators list by a US-based digital […]

Jyoti Mukherjee – ICT trailblazer with a love for tinkering and a heart of giving

Listen Her passion and enthusiasm that fired up Jyoti Mukherjee and put her on the path to greatness still ripples through her every time she talks about issues close to her heart — family, employees, Kenya, business and of course, computers. Jyoti Mukherjee, the trendsetter, technocrat and nurturer, is never too far away from the […]

Judith Owigar

Listen Judith Owigar is the founder and director of Adem Systems Ltd. and the co-founder and president of JuaKali, an online jobs site for skilled manual labourers. She is also the president and co-founder of AkiraChix, an organisation created to change the perception of women in technology through training, mentorship and networking. Owigar is a […]

Zipporah Kittony

Listen   Zipporah Kittony is best remembered for her role as former head of Maendeleo ya Wanawake. The organisation seeks to unify, nurture and empower women socially, economically and politically so as enable them to deal with the unique challenges that face them in society. In this capacity, she campaigned for the eradication of Female […]

Wahu Kaara

Listen Wahu Kaara is a global social justice activist, an educator on privatization, and a gender trainer. She is among the key founders of Kenya Debt Relief Network (KENDREN), an organisation focusing on research and policy analysis. The organisation has also taken up an advisory role to the government on issues pertaining to public finance, […]

Priscilla Nangurai – Warrior who snatched child brides from the clutches of morans

Listen Being ostracised by her deeply cultural Maasai community did not deter Priscilla Nangurai from her quest to rescue child brides from the jaws of early marriage. She helped establish the AIC Girls Rescue Centre in Kajiado County, which provides a safe haven for runaway child-brides, and has been instrumental in the rescuing of more […]

Njeri Kabeberi

Listen Njeri Kabeberi is a vocal social activist and lawyer by profession with a career spanning over 20 years. She is a champion for inclusive politics in Kenya and beyond, focusing on democracy and human rights. Kabeberi was at the forefront of the fight for human rights and multiparty democracy in the 1990’s. In 1991, […]