Edward Kipkalya

Edward believes in building and inspiring individuals to believe in their greatness to achieve superior results. Motivated by his commitment to excellence, Edward is currently the Program Officer, Governance. He previously served as the Assistant Program Officer, Governance and Husika Program Associate at the organization.

Edward’s passion for inspirational – transformative leadership and technology has led him to win various accolades. In 2018, he was among the top 5 student leaders in the country who won the most coveted ‘Exemplary Student Leader Award 2018’ by University Student Leaders Awards (USLA) as organized by the Africa Youth Leadership Forum (AYLF). In 2018, he also won the inaugural ‘Emerging Leader Award 2018’ from the Emerging Leaders Foundation (ELF) as a Cohort 5 Fellow. Other accolades he has won include the Vice Chancellor Special Award, Honours Roll Award – for academic excellence, and Leadership medal of honour for servant leadership, among others.

On the side-lines he is also running an online platform dubbed ‘Progress Power Nation’ that focuses on facilitation of young people’s effort in exchanging ideas in preparation for the future i.e. scholarships, conferences, awards, internships etc. In addition, he also provides mentorship to them.

Edward holds a BSc in Software Engineering from the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton and he is a member of International Association of Corporate Directors (IACD).