John Wali is an Acumen Fellow and a Commonwealth Scholar who serves as the Executive Director for Junior Achievement (JA) Kenya. JA Kenya is the Country’s largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing youth to own their economic success. He also serves on the Board of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance, Youth Sector Board & Industrialization and Enterprise Development Board, Youth Agenda Kenya and the National Advisory Committee of the International Labour Organization. ILO.
Eunice is an international development consultant with 9 years of combined Private Sector and Public-Private Partnership work experience in consulting and FMCG. In the last 6 years, she has worked in projects funded by international agencies such as the World Bank, USAID, DFID, Dutch (DGIS), AusAID and IFAD and UN-HABITAT along with local government ministries, parastatals and county authorities in Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, and Tanzania.
Veronicah has worked in the NGO setting for the last 10 years in different capacities, including resource mobilization of about Ksh. 2 billion. In the last three years, she has worked in the capacities of corporate engagement, education management and Human Resource management at I Choose Life Africa.
Dominic Muasya is the Co-Founder and Country Director of Kenya Education Fund (KEF), a position he has held for 10 years. KEF is a scholarship organization that currently supports 650 scholars and work with over 180 schools countrywide.
Gerald has over 15 years’ experience in Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and the private sector, with his most current roles being Chief Executive Officer in three leading NGOs. He has served on diverse boards of directors spanning the sports world, high schools, health partnerships, investment and private companies.
Maurice Omondi is a development and fundraising professional with over 15 years’ experience in the not for profit sector. He has held several strategic positions in the NGO sector including ActionAid International, Plan International, Victoria Institute for Research in Environment and Development and Youth for Conservation. He currently heads the Strathmore University Foundation.
Peris has over 18 years of experience in Design, Management, Implementation and Evaluation of Programs in Social Entrepreneurship, HIV and AIDS, Reproductive Health, Youth, workplace, and Gender. She is the current Director the Ashoka African Diaspora Programme and served as the Regional Director for Ashoka East Africa for Four Years.