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This event occurred on
November 13, 2021
Nairobi, Nairobi

TEDxYouth@BrookhouseSchool is excited to be hosting their 10th TEDx event on Saturday 13th November. The event will be held hybrid with speakers on stage at the Brookhouse School Burudani Theatre. The event will be streamed live on YouTube.

Brookhouse School, Karen Campus
Magadi Road
Nairobi, Nairobi, 00502
Event type:
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Ajilong Muyodi

Ajilong Muyodi is currently a student at Brookhouse Schools. Her speech was majorly inspired from her older sister. Her sister's immense passion and willingness to correct any discrimination (especially in relation to beauty standards) is something Ajilong has watched with admiration for the past fourteen years of her life.

Alana Kariuki

Alana is 16 years old and in Y11 at Brookhouse School. Alannah’s hobbies include : cooking and relaxing , she aspires to travel the world and make a change

Alannah Kariuki

Alannah is 16 years old currently at Brookhouse Schools, Nairobi - Kenya.

Amy Wanyoike

Amy is 16 years old and a student at Brookhouse School. Speaking on the purpose of talking about your feelings as well as the importance of mental health, Amy Wanyoike is a current A-Level student studying at Brookhouse School with an interest in psychology and mental health. Her talk is on emotional security

Antoinne Murenga

Antoinne’s hobby is film and he aspires to make films that shift peoples perspectives and help them to escape their fatalistic beliefs and live in the moment

Dr Richard Munang

Africa Regional Climate Change Coordinator at the UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
Dr Richard Munang is Africa Regional Climate Change Coordinator at the UN Environment Programme. He is responsible for guiding the implementation of UNEP’s climate-resilient development strategy at national and regional levels to ensure human well-being through coordinating the implementation of diverse projects in adaptation and mitigation. He has led in enhancing skills retooling of youth through a mentorship tool he founded called Innovative volunteerism, an innovative structured approach to guide and inspire youth to turn their passion into profits through driving climate action enterprises. He has won many awards, including- Africa Green Champion Award 2020, African Environmental Hero Award 2016, UNEP 2016 highest recognition Baobab award for Programme Innovation. Dr Munang is author of "Making Africa work through the Power of Innovative Volunteerism

Erica Irungu

Erica Wangechi Irungu is currently 15 years of age and studying at Brookhouse Schools Secondary school level. She has been involved in competitive swimming and she loves the sport so dearly as well she enjoys reading and making video edits.

Kamal Mahmud

Kamal is a currently a student in Year 12 at Brookhouse Schools. He loves public speaking participating in various school public speaking forums.

Kamiye Shayo

Kamiye Shayo- Olu is a fifteen year old pupil at Brookhouse School Karen who hails from Western Nigeria. Her hobbies including, reading, writing, drawing, cooking and listening to music. In the future, she aspires to travel the world and experience new cultures, expanding her knowledge and widening her perspectives while simultaneously creating an impact in the lives of many. She has lived in four countries including Kenya and hopes to continue to move from place to place in the future as per her nomadic nature.

Kimberlie Munda

Kimberlie is 17 years old and a student at Brookhouse School. Her TEDx talk is based on stage fright. " I wanted to tell the story from a personal perspective; how it affected me and how I am working towards overcoming it". "I would be able to give what I think would be suitable solutions towards stage fright so that people can be inspired to impact change in their own lives by not letting it hinder their experiences and opportunities"

Mona Rotich

Mona Rotich is a year 11 student attending Brookhouse International School .She loves art and music and enjoys sporting and nature activities- finding joy from nature walks and playing basketball with her schoolmates.

Natasha Meher

Natasha is in her final year in high school

Nigel Mbugua

Nigel is 15 years old and a student at Brookhouse School. He enjoys playing basketball, and is an aspiring Entrepreneur and Aerospace engineer.He believes in innovating pre existing concepts- be it technological or to do with engineering not to mention Economic.

Ruwaiydha Abdullahi

Ruwaiydha is a student at Brookhouse Schools in Year 11 undertaking IGCSE curriculum.

Tanaka Makoni

Tanaka, is a Year 12 student at Brookhouse school. Tanaka Makoni , is a YR2 student at Brookhouse International school. She enjoys spending time with her family and loves making new friends. As highlighted in her talk “ 7 Billion minds but only one unique mind” she harbours a strong belief that we are not born to fit in , we are born to stand out. Tanaka enjoys spending time with her family and loves making new friends. Tanaka believes that we were are not born to fit in we are born to stand out.

Terry Macharia

Terry is a student in Year 10 at Brookhouse Schools, Runda campus.

Tiffany Getonga

Tiffany is 16 years old and a student at Brookhouse School. “My favorite thing about life is the stillness that comes with little moments”,this is Tiffany Getonga . She describes herself as a jack of all trades but mostly loves to express herself. She has been in a ballet company , practiced yoga and enjoys knitting in her time off . She aspires to push boundaries in the hair world and tries to find equality throughout daily life in the ways she can.

Organizing team


Nairobi, Kenya