Stanford Undergrad developing economic analysis, critical writing and presentational skills through relevant courses that I seek to apply future job and internship opportunities.
IGCSE and A-levels: 2015 Peponi School - Nairobi, Kenya Edexcel IGCSE Science (Double Award) Top in East Africa High Achiever Award
Prospective Major: Economics; Prospective minor: Psychology: Current Stanford University - Stanford, California
Executive Board member, 09/2015 to Current Stanford African Students Association – Stanford, California
Orchestrated events to showcase the diversity of African cultures while creating awareness of current affairs on the continent.
Organized community events to promote a sense of unity among members and foster relationships that prove beneficial to members.
Peer Advisor and Mentor, 12/2013 to 06/2015 Kibera Hamlets – Nairobi, Kenya
Worked under the Girl's Empowerment program that enabled girls 12 years and above to learn and discuss critical issues affecting their daily lives, including early marriage, HIV/ AIDS, poverty and violence.
Raised funds to provide a year supply of sanitary towels to a class of girls in the Kibera Hamlets School through fundraisers in my high school and local community.
Unpaid Intern, 06/2014 to 08/2014 Actis Capital – Nairobi, Kenya
Successfully created and led a project which resulted in a better record of the up-skilling of unskilled labourers which improved their future employment opportunities.
Conducted interviews with key market users to make recommendations that would be implemented to increase the viability of the company's investment in an up-scale mall in Nairobi.
Skills & Interests
Recipient of Gold President's Award- Kenya
Fluency in Swahili
Chair of East African Model United Nations Conference