Our Staff Members
Griffins is the President of Bungoma Youth Connect, a leading network for youth entrepreneurs in Bungoma County. He enjoys reading and writing, and is passionate about youth empowerment on financial management. He is the Communications Officer at the Office of the First lady – Bungoma. He is a Bachelors of Commerce-Finance graduate, and alumnus of the YALI Regional Leadership programme.
Vincent is an ardent social worker focused on campaigns for full eradication of Female Genital Mutilation and Gender Based Violence; and youth governance in Migori. He is the coordinator of Activista Kenya – Migori Chapter; a global movement of young people working in solidarity to end poverty and challenge injustices. He holds a diploma in Community Development from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).
A passionate footballer with a heart for youth empowerment, Ahmed empowers youth through Sports. He is the founder of Kakoneni All Stars which organizes and fundraises for Sports tournaments to educate young women and men on civic education, eradication of drug abuse and reproductive health issues in Kilifi County. Ahmed was an aspirant in the 2017 elections contesting for the Jilore ward seat, and remains active in County politics. He is an ELF alumnus – class of 2016.
Ephantus is a vocal community mobilizer with key interest in politics and youth leadership. He is actively engaged in educating his community on participating in governance processes. He previously worked with the Parliamentary Service Commission as personal assistant to a Member of Parliament. He is a registered medical laboratory technologist and is currently pursuing a Masters in Infection disease diagnosis at Kenyatta University.
Winnie is a marketing professional who has worked with various brands and successfully positioned them globally. She is the founder and managing director of Tennie Enterprises, a general supplies company through which she also empowers fellow youth to take up business opportunities in Makueni County. Winnie plays an advisory role in the Makueni Youth Empowerment Service (M-YES), an initiative of the County Government. She holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from Kenya Methodist University.
An actor and comedian, Ken is the chairperson of North Rift Theatre Ambassadors. He is a passionate community mobilizer mostly working in civic education and peace keeping in Uasin Gishu County. In 2009, he won a peace award sponsored by Brand Kenya and Directorate of Youth Affairs. Ken holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from Moi University.
Daniel is an avid reader with keen interest in transformative leadership and development. He works as a programmes manager at Konnect Youth Consortium in Kericho County. He enjoys engaging leaders who inspire change both at grassroots and global levels. Dan is trained in advocacy and policy development, and holds a Masters in Strategic Management from Kenyatta University. He is committed to ensuring that the youth of Kericho can interrogate existing county plans and programmes and participate in decision making.
An FGM survivor, Catherine lives and breathes women’s and girls’ rights mostly in the areas of health and education. She is the Executive Director of AfyAfrika, a youth serving organisation focused on improving self-sufficiency among youth through health promotion, advocacy and research. The organization is currently running a girls movement dubbed “Sikeketwi Movement” aimed at galvanizing grassroots support for collective elimination of FGM in Narok County. Catherine is an ELF alumnus – class of 2016.