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National Youth Week Kenya 2018 – Safe Spaces for Youth

50% of the world’s population is under the age of 25. (UN-Habitat, 2013). In 2050, Africa will be home to 1 billion young people. (UNDESA, 2017). Youth need safe spaces where they can come together, engage in activities related to their diverse needs and interests, participate in decision making processes and freely express themselves.

Global Disability Summit 2018 – Skill Development and Decent Job Creation for People Living with Disabilities.

Globally, 1 of every 7 people today live with some form of disability, the majority in low- and middle-income countries. In these settings, disability is both a cause and consequence of poverty as people with disabilities often face significant barriers that prevent them from participating fully in society, including accessing health services and attaining education and employment.

How To Grow Your Family Business Happily.

Family-owned businesses are often portrayed as the engine of the private sector—pointing at advantages such as faster decision making, a more integrated management style, long-term mindset or a win-win approach toward business partnerships. Family businesses are unique. The family dynamics can play a significant role in decision making, and offer both opportunities and challenges. Our... Continue Reading →

STEP AHEAD – EMPOWERING WOMEN IN INDUSTRY

Kenya Association of Manufacturing (KAM) and UN Women today held a workshop themed STEP AHEAD – EMPOWERING WOMEN IN INDUSTRY. I was humbled and privileged to interact with young women in the manufacturing sector through my keynote address that offered practical solutions to women who are currently operating small businesses to scale up and increase their market reach as well as their quality of production.

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