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Nairobi, Kenya
August 11th, 2012

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About this event


Confirmed Speakers

  • 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.

Venue and Details

kibera karanja road
Nairobi, 00200

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George Kevin Otieno
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