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Awards & Achievements

EOY Master Entrepreneur Winner 2013
EOY Master Entrepreneur Finalist 2013
Business Excellence in Financing
WELA Programme Launch

International and National Recognition:

2015: – Awarded The Lifetime Achievement Award in Financial Services, country winner

and Regional Winner at the Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business &

Government awards 2015.

2015: – Awarded “Most Outstanding Businesswoman of the year Award” by Africa

Economy Builders’ Award.

2014: – Global Entrepreneur of the year Award (Ernst & Young)

2013: – Entrepreneur of the Year (East Africa)

2012:  – Awarded “Champion of Democracy” by the Ford Foundation New York.

2011:  – Awarded the “Trail Blazer Award by Marketing Society of Kenya.

2011:   – Awarded “Distinguished Pure and Natural Woman Award for my natural grace and Commitment to my work and being a pure role model and a source of inspiration to women all   over the world.


– Received “Leadership Excellence Award” from Women World Banking


2009:  – Included in 2009/2010 – “WHO’S WHO” of Business Leaders and Professional    Registry.


– Received 2009 CCA Business Excellence Award for Financing.


2007:   – Icon – HP. Appointed the Ambassador for HP to represent the company in the Build African Schools project.


2006: -Awarded Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) by the Government of Kenya for contribution to National Development


-Appointed to the Dakar Declaration Steering Committee to advise UNCDFon the African Strategy


-Requested/invited to deliver key-note address at the Harvard Business School Annual African Business Conference.


2005:  -Appointed to the Public Universities Inspection Board to advise Government’s strategy on streamlining of Higher education (completed its works)


-Appointed to the 2030 Vision Steering Committee.


2004   – Awarded Certificate for being a founder member of Starehe Girls’ Centre.


– Certificate of Recognition for being a Founder member of Association of Microfinance Institutions (AMFI) in Kenya.


-Awarded Certificate of contribution to National Development, to mark the 25 years of independence in Kenya.


-Distinguished Leadership Award for outstanding service to education for women by the American Biographical Institute.