You have to start with what the people want, what their concerns are and to bring everyone together, so they can realise their power to change things,” says social worker
Almost 30 years after founding the Big Issue, John Bird is launching a new magazine that aims to do for illiteracy what his first publication did for homelessness. The peer, who
CEO & Founder of Strive International which aims to build awareness of DYSLEXIA in Africa
Gia Whitehead is the Sustainability Director/Founder of TSiBA Education, Gia was recognized as one of South Africa’s 100 Brightest Young Minds in 2002. Gia was also awarded Top Women Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 (Topco Media).
Founder & Director, St. Christopher’s Kindergarten, Preparatory and Secondary in Nairobi, Kenya. A first of many, she has been an inspiration to her community, and an influence in education for women in East Africa
Founder & Legal Representative, RTUC Rwanda Tourism University College - the first tourism university in Rwanda. 2012 Woman Entrepreneur of the year by Rwanda Development Board (RDB).
Founder of Byogenic Beauty Spot. A pioneer in the Ethiopian beauty industry, Mulumebet founded a beauty education training centre launching approximately 700 Ethiopians into the Ethiopian job market. Also co-founder of GMM Garment P.L.C.
Founder & Group Managing Director, Professional Approach Group, Lawyer and Human Rights activist, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Founder & Executive Director of Center for African Women Economic Empowerment (CAWEE) in Ethiopia. Nigest received an award from the Department of State, United States of America, in recognition of her extraordinary contributions to the development of women-led businesses. Nigest invests in the international potential of women.
Educator, Director, Founder from Ethiopia. "It is not your inabilities, but your abilities that make the woman." An inspirational woman who believes her blindness does not interfere with her 99 abilities. Perspective is everything.
Pioneer of MUBS Enterprise Centre Uganda; Director of Zebra Solutions and multi-award winner. Audrey is a professional trainer with a focus on enterprise development trainings for women.
A peace builder and business leader as Chairperson Northern Uganda Transitional Justice Working Group and Executive Director of North East Chili Producers (NECPA). A remarkable, powerful, and caring woman.
Managing Director of Virtual HR, Nairobi, Kenya. "You need to realize you are special in the world. a Top 40 Under 40 winner.
Founder of Beacon of Hope, a faith-based and community NGO instituted to address the HIV/AIDS pandemic among women in poor communities. Registered in 2002 perform work in Ongata Rongai, Nairobi, Kenya.