Our CEO, Kago Kagichiri has been nominated in the inaugural list of 100 Most Influential Young Kenyans. This is the initiative of the Media and PR firm, Avance Media in partnership with Jagari Designs.
The list which reflects the achievements of young Kenyans throughout the year 2016 was streamlined in 10 distinct categories which represents key sectors across Kenya’s economy.
The list which has a gender equity of 42 women and 48 men is an initiative meant to serve as a source of inspiration to young people around the world.
According to Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media, the initiative which was previously only launched for Ghana is embarking on a continental agenda of leading in sprouting the works and achievements of young people whose immerse contributions are sidelined and Kenya happens to be part of the first set of countries involved in the ranking.
Resident COO of the rankings, Janerose Gatobu also shared her excitement about list, stating it is going to massively contribute to putting the stories of young Kenyans on the globe.
In rating who becomes the 2016 Most Influential Young Kenyan, the general public is being invited to vote for their most impactful youth on ke.avancemedia.org.
After public votes ends on 18th January, 2017, winners will be announced according to their respective categories before the young person voted as the Most Influential Young Kenyan for 2016 will be announced.
The categories are as follows:
- Law & Governance
- Science & Technology
- Personal Development & Academia
- Leadership & Civil Society
- Social Entreprise
Kago Kagichiri has been nominated under the Personal Development & Academia category. Kindly spare one minute and vote for our CEO, alongside other awesome Kenyans in other categories. Here’s the voting link. Thank you.