Kenyan Women Entrepreneurs Graduate after Skills Training

By Dominic Kirui After a week of skills training at the Strathmore Business School, 51 women in business have graduated from the training at an event held at the University grounds. The women, brought together by the Strathmore Business School and the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Kenya Investment Mechanism, underwent rigorous training in business management and how to pitch their business opportunities to investors to access credit. Shadrack Mwangangi, the Director for Executive Education at Strathmore Business School, says that the program helps women have businesses that…

Kenya Hosts the East Africa Energy, Oil & Gas Summit

The National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOC Kenya) will host the 7th edition of the East Africa Energy, Oil & Gas Summit & Exhibition (EAOGS), the leading event for the region, which will take place from 15-17 November at the Radisson Blu hotel in Nairobi, Kenya as part of a long-term MOU agreement with international events organizer GEP. Since its inception ten years ago, EAOGS has been bringing regional, international and domestic businesses from across the public and private sectors together as the new emerging oil and gas countries in…

Kenyan Women in Agribusiness Get Skills training at Strathmore Business School

By Dominic Kirui A group of 50 women brought together by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Strathmore Business School are attending a five-day training in agribusiness value addition at the Strathmore University in Nairobi. The training has stemmed from a survey conducted by the USAID’s Kenya Investment Mechanism, which sought to identify and understand the reasons for low financing of women businesses. Speaking during the opening of the training session at Strathmore University on July 18, 2022, Eunice Kimeriah, the Women’s Economic Empowerment Director at USAID’s…