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Alumni Spotlight: Lillian Dzombo

Ms. Lillian Dzombo now works at General Electric as part of their Early Career Development Programme. Her daily duties include working in the Finance Buy to Pay division, supporting GE Projects in Angola. Sharing with us some of her experiences at GE, she could only describe it as ‘Amazing.’ Not only has she got a lot of exposure, she also ... Read More »

Alumni Spotlight; Yvonne Omenya, Flying high in London

My desire has always been to do things differently, to seek greater challenges that would drive me out of my comfort zone, challenge my thinking and expand my horizon. One of them was doing my masters abroad. So after my undergraduate graduation, I scouted for scholarships to do my masters abroad and in 2013 I got one from Cambridge University, Judge ... Read More »

Presentation by Safaricom Investment Co-operative

On the 2nd of December over 50 Alumni gathered together at the University Auditorium to attend to a presentation by the Safaricom Investment Co-operative. The investment Co-operative explained their goals and objectives describing how potential members could join, gain dividends and even acquire property through them. The Investment Co-operative has several offers on real estate which vary from plots and ... Read More »

Staff Giving Get Together: Thank you for your Generosity!

The Advancement Office hosted various  Staff members to a Get Together on Thursday 27th November to appreciate and recognize those who have been champions behind the ‘Giving Campaign.’ These are staff members who have pledged to make small monthly donations towards supporting needy students either by accommodation, meals, bursaries or stipends. The donations vary from 200 Shillings a month to ... Read More »

From Web Advertising to Digital Marketing and Printing Solutions: An Alumnus Tale

Calvin Omari’s interest in business began while in high school and this triggered his enrollment to a business related course. While an undergraduate student, he and two friends started a web advertising business but their lack of capital (and perhaps dedication) led to its early collapse. By then, they had been trying to raise capital through graphic design and print ... Read More »

Strathmore alumna committed to educating the children of Kibera slums

BCOM Graduate Yukabeth Kidenda set up an NGO called ‘Human Link‘ which helps the less fortunate through mentorship, academic assistance, provision of healthcare products etc. She recently partnered with St. Catherine’s School in Kibera, fundraising and putting up a dormitory and classrooms. After spending a year as a volunteer teacher in Honduras, she tells us more about her experiences and pursuits.   Read More »

Wondering what to do with your Thesis or Research Projects?

‘Future Ideas’ is running a Worldwide Academic Competition that is giving graduates an opportunity to share their research work, discuss it in various fora and be put in touch with leading researchers and other like minded professionals.  Research Work submitted should be relevant to one of these six themes: Business, Sustainability, Technology, Community, Design and Health.    In addition to being recognized on the platform as ... Read More »

Alumna Engaged in Telecom Networks in the Middle East

Caroline Odanga graduated in 2008 with a Diploma in Business and Information Technology and in 2011 with a Bachelors in Business Information Technology. She currently works in the UAE as an Alcatel Lucent Internet Protocol/MultiProtocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS) & Optics Integration Consultant. Alcatel Lucent is a Telecommunications vendor which builds telecommunications infrastructure for Service Providers, enterprises and institutions. IN the ... Read More »

Strathmore Alumna now head of Airtel Money

Topyster Namasaka Muga (Topy) is the Head of Airtel Money at Airtel Networks Kenya. Before that she was a Principal Product Manager at Vodafone Group based in London in the UK where she spent 2 years focusing on M-Pesa commercial and strategy for emerging markets, product development and new markets launches. Prior to joining Vodafone, Topy had worked as a ... Read More »

SOA Alumni Cocktail: Be a ‘Possibiliterian’ by Joshua Oigara

The auspicious and remarkable SOA alumni cocktail took place on Thursday 18thSeptember, the second SOA cocktail this year. The event was sponsored by ACCA Kenya whose head Mr. Antony Kariuki attended, and KASNEB represented by Mr. Erastus Ng’anga. The guest speaker of the day Mr. Joshua Oigara, CEO Kenya Commercial Bank, took time to encourage and enlighten accountants on the importance of ... Read More »

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