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Blogging for change – Brenda Wambui

Brenda Wambui is not your ordinary type of BCom graduate. The ever smiling open minded online activist who whose blog ‘Brainstorm’ won the ‘Best Political Blog’ at last years BAKE Awards also runs her own clothes store while consulting as a digital marketing strategist. She told us more about herself.   Read More »

Alumni Focus:Kenneth M Njeru

Kenneth M Njeru Business Development Manager at CBI 360 Kenneth Njeru joined Strathmore in 2001 to pursue CPA after finishing Form 4 in Lenana School. Since then, he has completed a BCom in Marketing at Kenyatta University and has a certificate in Presentation and Business Proposal Skills from the British Council. His specialties include Team Leadership/Building, Relationship Management, Business Development, ... Read More »

Alumnus tackling energy challenge through green technology

Edward Kinyanjui left his job as a Chief Operations Officer in the Telcoms sector to go into Entrepreneurship. In June 2010 he teamed up with a partner Plexus Energy.  Starting with power backups they quickly found themselves dealing with other solar solutions like solar lighting, household products and water heading. Plexus energy now has over 10 staff and did its first project outside ... Read More »

Alumna Janet Wanjiku in the world of numbers

Meet Janet Wanjiku, a Strathmore CPA alumna who walks by letting nothing tether her dreams.  The finance enthusiast works at Transcentuary Limited as a Management Accountant, juggling anything that comes in numerals. As a management accountant, her work entails making sense of numbers and reviewing their implications with an undivided focus on all aspects of the company, besides the finances; ... Read More »

Our Alumna Lydiah Ojowi is helping women improve their lives

 A good percentage of girls in the rural areas drop out of school and are forced to take up family roles. Women Social Welfare Association-Africa targets these women and girls to implement programs focused in providing services, information and resources required for creating income-generating ventures. This also involves supporting children and dependent care. The project gives some of these girls ... Read More »

Strathmore gave me the opportunity to excel

Jemimah Kiiru designs IT solutions that aim to improve the productivity and effectiveness of the National Hospital Insurance Fund. She’s passionate about innovation and throughout her 9 years as a system analyst , believes that Strathmore gave her the opportunity to excel. Read More »

Strathmore alumni managing one of the biggest tech revolution in farming

Gilbert Ambani is an SU alumnus with a passion in technology that drives his work as the Chief Information Officer of Juhudi Kilimo; a microfinance institution that recently emerged as the only African enterprise featuring on the CIO 100 Global winners list 2013 Juhudi Kilimo provides financing to smallholder farmers and enterprises for a variety of income-producing assets through its ... Read More »

Strathmore helped me think outside of the box

Mark Kaigwa Has Spent The Last 7 Years Helping Global And African Businesses, Brands And Nonprofits Use Technology To Connect With Africans Online. He’s A Consultant, Strategist And Speaker Who Likes To Get Hands-on Solving Problems And Applying Ideas That Will Change The Future Of This Continent And Emerging Markets. Mark did a diploma in Business Information Technology at Strathmore ... Read More »

Alumni promoting investment

hristine Kitale (BBIT 2010) is the Head of Business Development at Eastern African European Chambers of Commerce. EAECC promotes foreign investments in the region. In this video, Christine who is also an alumna of AIESEC explains what EAECC does. Read More »

Wangui is passionate about the marriage institution

Wangui Kamau was in the pioneering Bachelor of Commerce class that completed in 2004. She now runs Glitteratti Events, a wedding planning and cake baking business in South B area and is planning to open a branch in the city centre.  So far, she has three employees. Glitterati means glitter. It stands for the outstanding and that’s what she wants ... Read More »

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