2023 Intake Open University of Kenya
2023 Intake Open University of Kenya

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M. Teresa Lawrence addressing learners during the Kenya Keynote Tour in September 2023. She spoke to over 12,000 students in different institutions, donated her books and also supported various schools according to their diverse needs. PHOTO/Teresa Lawrence (Supplied).

Teresa Lawrence, American visionary behind The Kenya Initiative, to receive honorary doctorate in Kenya

She’s a dreamer living her dreams and teaching children and adults to dream and chase every iota of their ambitions. During her visit to Kenya recently, she spoke to over 12,000 students, sponsored a student,...
An e-poster of the coming SkillsFire Conference 2023 on December 2, hosted by Elvis Warutumo, a digital creator. The conference will provide skills and a networking platform for aspiring entrepreneurs and young people. E-POSTER/Elvis Warutumo.

From Job Scarcity to Digital Prosperity: Elvis Warutumo’s blueprint for youth entrepreneurship

Warutumo says he rose up the skills ladder singlehandedly and never had the privilege like the one he is giving, of mentorship. In a great extent, Warutumo reminds the young graduates and professionals that learning...

Checkmate moves beyond the board; the Gift of Chess Mentorship

Now, at only 12 years, Wambui has represented the country in various prestigious chess competitions both locally and internationally in over 10 countries globally. Wambui’s transformative mission began on her 10th birthday when she visited...
Participants follow proceedings during a Heels and Pink high tea event and round-table conversation by Arise Circle KE in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2023, on October 28, 2023. PHOTO/Mzii Photography Kenya.

Arise Circle holds high tea event to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The high tea event was planned and hosted by Arise Circle KE, a leadership and organizational development center. It was a safe space for a candid conversation on health and wellness (especially breast cancer), personal/business...

From Mauritius to Kenya: How Kawsar Koodaruth is impacting lives in foreign territories

She started the Mount View Care Home project in Mauritius in 2017 and got the home operating in 2021. She is the Director of the facility. Ms. Koodaruth aims to break patterns chaining farmers in...
Edinah Kangwana MBS, MHC, showcasing her Heroes Award medal conferred to her by President William Ruto during the 60th Mashujaa Day celebrations at Kericho County on October 20, 2023. She was honored under the Human Rights category. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Edinah Kangwana honored as Kenya heroine during Mashujaa celebrations

She has been championing education development in Kenya through her Role Modeling Initiative, a platform for students’ holistic development. During the national occasion, Ms. Kangwana was honored in the category of Human Rights Promotion. Currently, Ms....
Some of the 2022 Peace Award recipients pose for a group photo after being accoladed last year. This year's event will see change agents from over 45 countries be awarded for their impact in promoting peace and other related developments in different categories. PHOTO/International College of Peace Studies (ICOPS).

International College of Peace Studies to host International Peace Award 2023

The institution’s learning focuses on humanitarianism, with its courses promoting peace-building, humanitarian diplomacy, and conflict resolution, among other aspects. The event will be held at Stedmark Gardens Grounds in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital. Youths playing different roles...
Amb. Dominic Obadiah, a change agent who has been advocating for peace, humanitarian diplomacy, mental health and civility, holding his 2022 National Leader Award by Mental Real-Of-State, an organization by Michael Freeland. He has bagged myriad awards in his journey towards changing the world. PHOTO/Courtesy.

From hospitality to world ambassador; Obadiah’s journey in humanitarian diplomacy

In 2022, the iChange Nations delegation visited Kenya and Amb. Obadiah was honored and awarded as a World Civility Ambassador. Amb. Obadiah has earned several awards for his support to women and their initiatives. He will...
Magdalene Mwebi alias St. Jude (fourth left), a transformational woman leader with an impactful track record in community service, advocacy, leadership development and entrepreneurship, holds her award on July 30, 2023, alongside other women leaders after they presented it to her in a warm event in Kisii town. She had been honored with it earlier during the Women Empowering Women Conference in Nairobi. PHOTO/ Mzii Photography.

Change-driven Magdalene Mwebi honored with National Heroine Award

Ms. Mwebi is a renowned visionary leader, a seasoned woman entrepreneur, a community development enthusiast, a philanthropist, a resource mobilization expert. She was awarded with the National Heroine Award during Women Empowering Women Conference held...
Awardees pose for a photo with their awards during the Women Empowering Women conference held in Nairobi on July 17-18, 2023. The event was powered by Imaginary Glass Ceiling LLC., and the awardees were distinguished women leaders drawn from and acknowledged for their efforts in transforming the academic, health, finance, and gender equality sectors, among other works of advocacy and community service. PHOTO/Imaginary Glass Ceiling (IGC).

Delegates: Women Empowering Women summit was a paradigm of insights

The rich room of women leaders resounded the importance of seizing opportunities fearlessly to achieve financial prowess and dare to take charge of their destinies. The summit commenced with thought-provoking dialogues that underscored the significance...