Entries by Jim

REACHING OUT TO THE NEW GENERATION OF LEADERS

School leadership is second only to teaching among school-related factors in its impact on student learning and cannot be ignored. The question that many people ask is what makes one school to be a high-performance institution and another school to record poor results? Our nation’s underperforming schools and children are unlikely to succeed until we […]

Millennials stand up, this is the hour

By ARNOLD MALIBA More by this Author A United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN Desa) analysis report, ‘World Population Prospects 2017’, shows that people born after Year 2000, commonly referred to as Generation Z, will next year constitute 32 per cent of the world’s population, surpassing Millennials, or Generation Y, who will […]

THE ‘TWIN’ JOURNEY OF TRANSFORMATION.

In 2013, two brilliant and extraordinary ladies joined our program; Linda and Lina. Identical twins who were already high impact leaders at the University of Nairobi, Linda was the SONU Secretary for Gender, while Lina had just been elected to the SONU secretariat. Both ladies were ambitious and thirsty for more empowerment opportunities. They joined […]

GOVERNANCE & PAN-AFRICANISM RECAP

“Young people are experts of their own experience. No one knows being youth today than the youth themselves” It has been exactly a week since I graduated from my university. With all this excitement, I couldn’t get a better gift from ELF than this session. As I went through the session, I could clearly see […]

Traits of a Leader.

The 2nd session of ELF Cohort 5 kicked off on the 25th of August, 2018 at Metta Nairobi. I was looking forward to this session having spent the last one week reading ‘The Seven Habits of Highly effective people” by Stephen Covey. I knew we would all dive deep into leadership and so I was […]