Karanja
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This event occurred on
August 11, 2012
12:00am - 12:00am (UTC +3hrs)
Nairobi
Kenya

ReConnect

kibera karanja road
Nairobi, 00200
Kenya
Event type:
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Speakers

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Maxie Matthiesen

Maxie is co-founder and managing dirctor of Makit Ltd, a Kenyan registered social business providing a long-term menstrual hygiene solution to women at the Bottom of the Pyramid. She holds 6 years of international work exerience in both public and private sector and is passionate about social entrepreneurship, CSR, development and humanitarian assistance. Maxie holds a Bachelor degree in Business, Languages, and Culture from the Copenhagen School of Business and studied at the Universidad Autónoma (Madrid) and University of California in Berkeley. She loves languages and besides English, speaks German, Spanish, and Danish fluently.

Joel Macharia

Joel Macharia is an entrepreneur and the founder of Capital Associates, a private investment company, and the Money Academy, a firm that educates people on the best way to make, save and invest money. He is a serial entrepreneur, having started a used car sales company and several other small businesses. He briefly worked at Cellulant Corporation, leaving as the Head of Product Development. He sits on the board of Afrilink Entrepreneurs, a non profit organization.

Organizing team

ZENA
ABDALLAH

Nairobi, Kenya
Organizer

George Kevin
Otieno

Nairobi, Kenya
Co-organizer
  • Jeremiah Omondi
    Technical
  • Eric Moss
    Mobilizer