• In this inspiring episode of Podcast Part 2, Kevin Kinusu shares his insights on leadership and the role of true love in it. He discusses the importance of viewing and using authority as a leader and how his personal journey has taught him the core elements of leadership. Kevin openly shares his experiences of helplessness and failure and how he navigated a problematic transition that included pay cuts and benefit withdrawals. Despite the challenges, Kevin was able to retain the loyalty of his employees, and he explained what made them stay with him during that time.

    Kevin's legacy is to safeguard the dignity of communities and empower them to thrive by giving them access to resources and developing entrepreneurial spirits to sustain themselves. He emphasizes the importance of valuing people over possessions and positions in leadership and how this approach can lead to a legacy of empowering communities to thrive. He enjoys mentoring younger leaders to become the best version of themselves. He encourages them to become their own students so that they can self-discover their passions, strengths, and weaknesses.

    Kevin serves as the Managing Director for Africa Bioenergy Programs Limited, overseeing Africa's fastest-growing and most extensive domestic biogas program by household adoption rates, which won the Globe Energy Award Kenya in 2019. Through his leadership, over 22,000 rural households have accessed clean and sustainable cooking energy thanks to the adoption of domestic biodigester technologies.

    Not only that, but Kevin is also passionate about value-based and impact-driven entrepreneurship. He is working with 172 small and medium-sized enterprises across Kenya to deliver these services, generating over 6,000 full-time equivalent job opportunities nationwide.

    To gain valuable insights and learn from Kevin's inspiring experiences, valuable insights and practical advice on leadership, true love, and legacy that will help you develop your leadership skills; tune in to this episode.

  • Welcome to an exciting Once Upon A Leader In Africa Podcast episode, where we enjoy hearing about Kevin Kinusu's inspiring leadership journey. Kevin grew up in a humble neighborhood in Nairobi, where he discovered his passion for leadership at a young age. He learned the importance of accountability and responsibility as a class monitor in grade 4, and this became a defining principle throughout his academic and professional journey.

    Although he faced challenges during his university studies and career, Kevin's resilience and determination allowed him to develop his leadership skills further, which he applied to his work. As a champion and advocate for action on climate change, Kevin has played pivotal roles in organizations such as Oxfam GB, Hivos Foundation, and Techfortrade, where he served in leadership positions.

    Kevin serves as the Managing Director for Africa Bioenergy Programs Limited, overseeing the fastest-growing and most extensive domestic biogas program in Africa by household adoption rates, which won the Globe Energy Award Kenya in 2019. Through his leadership, over 22,000 rural households have accessed clean and sustainable cooking energy thanks to the adoption of domestic biodigester technologies.

    Not only that, but Kevin is also passionate about value-based and impact-driven entrepreneurship. He is working with 172 small and medium-sized enterprises across Kenya to deliver these services, generating over 6,000 full-time equivalent job opportunities nationwide.

    Join us as we get to know Kevin Kinusu, a social entrepreneurship strategist, SME coach, and social enterprise builder with over ten years of experience. He is married to Faith, has two children, and is a committed Christian engaged in faith-based initiatives. Get ready to be inspired by Kevin's incredible leadership journey!

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  • Dr. Naike Moshi shares her higher education in the US and her desire to return to Tanzania and impact there. She started her professional career in a US Tax Consulting firm and has since worked on challenging and diverse assignments in the management consultancy area. She narrates her failures and lowest moments as a business leader and how she turned those situations around. Dr. Moshi stresses the need for leaders to continuously learn, unlearn, and relearn to bring about the change and impact they need to have. She passionately speaks about the founding of WIMA during the COVID-19 pandemic and how the organization has grown to impact and influence across Africa. 

    Dr. Moshi demonstrates her grit and ability to turn around negative situations into positive ones. She challenges women leaders to change themselves intentionally, mentor the next generation, and be aggressive in taking up leadership positions. Her inspiring story is one of resilience, determination, and leadership.

    Dr. Moshi, Country Director of CVPeople Tanzania and founder of Women in Management Africa (WIMA). As Country Director of CVPeople Tanzania, she consults for organizations to help them build female leadership talent pipelines and runs leadership programs for female executives. As the founder and CEO of WIMA, she oversees the association to improve gender balance and diversity on boards and in leadership roles across Africa. Her entrepreneurial spirit has led to notable success as a mentor, coaching and guiding entrepreneurs for the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership, Unreasonable East Africa, and African Entrepreneurship Awards. She has received awards for her personal and professional contributions, including Most Visionary Female CEO at the Merit Awards held in Nigeria and being featured as one of the Top 100 Women CEOs in Africa by Avance Media in Ghana. Recently she was named one of the Top 25 Most Influential CEOs Impacting Business 2023.

  • Join us on the latest episode of our podcast, "Happiness-Giving Leadership," as we chat with Ashok Shah, a highly experienced leader in the insurance industry. Ashok shares with us his leadership journey, starting as a gang leader for his younger siblings and leading youth and anti-apartheid groups in high school and college. He explains how he was initially attracted to the insurance industry because of the better pay but has since found passion in leadership.

    Ashok discusses leadership challenges in the insurance industry and how he overcame them. He shares his advice for younger leaders and stresses the importance of investing in employee training. Ashok also emphasizes the significance of making stakeholders happy and leaving a positive legacy for them. Through our engaging conversation, you will learn about the ups and downs of Ashok's leadership journey as he openly discusses the difficult and joyous moments.

    Ashok Shah is the Group CEO of Apollo Investment Limited. With decades of experience in the insurance industry, Ashok has led the Apollo Group to become one of the most impactful financial and insurance service providers in East Africa. In this episode, he shares his leadership challenges while leading the company and how he has overcome them.

    As a former chairman of the Association of Kenya Insurers, Ashok is a highly respected industry leader who has earned numerous accolades, including the first Lifetime Achievement award for his significant contributions to the insurance industry. He has also sat on the boards of various organizations such as Barclays/Absa Bank Kenya and Central Depository and Settlement Corporation.

    So, join us for an inspiring and insightful discussion on leadership and happiness, and find out what it takes to become a happiness-giving leader. Tune in now to the latest episode of our podcast!

  • George Wachiuri is a leader who has dedicated his life to helping others. From his early days as a leader in his childhood to his university life, George shares his journey and the thrill of watching people grow and succeed. He candidly discusses his leadership drive, the mistakes he's made along the way, and how these experiences have shaped him into the leader he is today. In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, George and his team of leaders learned valuable lessons that helped them weather the storm. He explains how generosity towards those in need is the antidote to a leader's greed. Throughout the episode, George shares his humble beginnings and the challenges he faced to reach where he is today. And he doesn't shy away from discussing the importance of God and prayer in his leadership success.

    George Wachiuri is a Kenyan Christian entrepreneur, philanthropist, motivational speaker, and author. He is the CEO of the diversified firm Optiven, which invests in real estate, hospitality, insurance, and recreation. He is also the Chairman and Trustee of the Optiven Foundation, and the proceeds from his three books go toward the foundation. George sits on the board of Kenya Private Sector Alliance and Brook Hurst International School and is a married father of three children.

    Tune in to this inspiring episode and be prepared to be motivated and encouraged.

  • Salome's leadership journey began early on in her life when she seized opportunities to excel in her primary school class by writing names of noise makers and leading the music club and rugby team in high school. Her approach to leadership is coaching, and she speaks about the positive impact it has had on her team members and the organization. Salome also shares about the importance of adaptability and communication for leaders, and is candid about the mistakes she has made as a leader and the work pressures she has had to overcome and manage.

    Salome likens the leadership journey to a roller-coaster with its ups and downs, and says that a chameleon best describes her approach to leadership. This is because she values adaptability and has found it to be incredibly helpful in dealing with the ever-changing context and circumstances when leading Sinapis. Salome also speaks about her personal fears, weaknesses and how best to manage her stakeholders. Additionally, she candidly shares about engaging a leadership coach to help progress in her professional trajectory. Salome shares with us her highs and lows, navigating leadership during unprecedented times, especially during the COVID-19 period, and her desire to grow teams into the best versions of themselves. 

    Currently, Salome oversees Kenya office operations as the Kenya Country Manager and the region's marketing efforts as East Africa Communications Lead. This is an impressive feat, especially considering that within 6 years, she speedily progressed from being an intern at the bottom of the food chain at Sinapis to being the Country Manager’s top post in Kenya. 

    Salome has also developed her marketing and organizational leadership skills as the founder of PassionBiz Academy's first marketing department. She has held marketing leadership positions in the Heels & Green Network and as an ICT committee member of the global Commonwealth Businesswomen's Network (Kenya Chapter). She is also a graded and studying member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, and an alumnus of the Africa Management Institute's Pan-African Management Development Programme. Salome holds a B.A. in Communication and Media Technology with an I.T. focus from Maseno University.

    Join us as Salome shares her leadership journey and the gems she's gathered along the way. 

  • From Maputo, Mozambique, Latifa Rijal Ibraimo shares the leadership journey that began as an 18 years old French teacher. As a teacher, she found herself having a leadership role towards her students, who were more mature than her. From teaching, she evolved into the natural resources, mining industry, and law. Over the years, she grew up the ranks of her career journey to become a leader with much experience in contract negotiation and drafting of mining, oil, and gas policy and legislation. Latifa gives us a glimpse of leadership adventure and explains her leadership nuggets of team building, and information sharing, among others. She shares her thoughts on what Africa needs to reach its full potential.

    Between 1993 and 2003, Latifa was the Head of Licensing and Control Department at the National Directorate of Mines in the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy. After that, she worked as a Senior Contract Manager at Companhia Mocambicana De Hidrocarbonetos (CMH) for 15 years. She acquired a Law Diploma from the University Eduardo Mondlane in Maputo, Mozambique, and holds an LLM degree in Natural Resources Law and Policy from the University of Dundee (Scotland). Latifa is the Treasurer of the National Council of the Mozambican Bar Association and the elected Vice-President of the Advisory Board of the Mozambique Women in Energy Association (MWE). She is also a Member of the International Bar Association (IBA).

  • From the time he was in middle primary school to date, Nicanor finds himself thrust into leadership of various social groups because of how he articulates the group's issues. Professionally, he has uniquely made a career in leading professional associations for more than fifteen years. Nicanor candidly reflects on his leadership journey and shares his leadership style and experience in managing associations. He offers excellent insights into the kind of leader an association needs to succeed.

    As quasi-political organizations, professional associations need an inimitable leadership approach because their challenges range from managing personalities, casting a clear vision, and enhancing members' trust to mobilizing resources. Drawing from his reservoir of great wisdom, Nicanor sheds light on how to manage school and professional associations effectively.

    Nicanor is the Managing Director of the African Association Management Company (AFAMCO), the premier Association Management Company (AMC) in Africa that supports the growth of professional and trade associations and nonprofit organizations. Before leading AFAMCO, he was the Chief Executive Office of the Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA), the East Africa Association of Grantmakers (EAAG), and the Executive Officer of the Association of Professional Societies in East Africa (APSEA). He has also served in the International Council of African Museums (AFRICOM).  Nicanor is married to Vicky and they have three children.

  • As much as it’s unexpected in the advertising industry, Serah has learned to control her character, not reputation, in this ever challenging environment. She believes in people first and states that if leaders invest in building great and diverse teams, their KPIs will be met.

    These people she believes in and work closely with are Gen-Z! She happily shared how she has a better business leader by learning from this younger generation. Serah challenges older leaders to explore opportunities of improving their competencies by appreciating Gen-Z needs and drawing skills, strategies and solutions to meet them.

    In this episode, Serah sheds light on her leadership style, and her passion for mentoring and growing women leaders and driving positive behaviour change and why it's important for any leader to be an avid reader. She particularly, believes African leaders cannot succeed if they ignore the needs of over 60% youth population within the continent.

    Serah is the Managing Director, GroupM East &  Central Africa & SSA Coordination lead. She is a senior strategist and leader with over 16 years of experience in advertising, having worked on some of the biggest brands locally and globally.

  • As an introvert, Douglas Nyamori did not see himself as a leader throughout his younger years. However, he was good at sports and loved playing soccer, hockey, and rugby in high school. While in college, he played rugby for one of the top teams in Kenya’s national rugby league. His coach saw his potential and exposed him to leadership opportunities within the team. Unfortunately, this opportunity was short-lived due to a shoulder injury that ended his sports participation.

    Douglas focused on graduating from the university and moving on to begin his career at Inteteck and continued to be there after twenty years. Over this period, he has climbed the leadership ladder to become its Regional Liaison Officer overseeing Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. Douglas faithfully did his work and grew his role within the organization. The organization needed a new boss when the country boss had to return to his country. Without much notice, Douglas was thrust into leading Intetrek after his boss gave him his office and car keys and told him to take him to the airport.

    With his background in sports, Douglas likens his leadership role to that of a sports team captain. He espouses peak performance principles in sports in his mode of leadership. He gives us a glimpse of who has had significant influence over his life, the challenges he has encountered, and his love for sports but more, how his parents reflected leadership to him and how his family inspires him to do what he does.

    Douglas is the Regional Operations Manager East Africa at Intertek. Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries World Wide. Intertek supports development in Sub-Saharan Africa by providing services that assist customers in improving performance and achieving growth.

  • Raphael is not shy to confirm Eleanor Roosevelt’s quote: “Behind every great man is a great woman.” He does this by appreciating his wife's role in his growth and development as a leader, from his humble beginnings to becoming the Regional General Manager and MD at Atlas Copco East & Central Africa. His leadership journey is interwoven with his passion for business development, cross-cultural leadership, mentoring, and faith, among other things.

    In this episode, Raphael takes us through his business leadership journey. He confesses the challenges he has experienced as a leader and how he overcame them. He gives us a glimpse into his role, his insights on African leadership, and the steps a next-generation leader can take to become a successful leader. Raphael also points out the progressive approach to his growth as a leader and dispels the myth that leaders are born and made overnight.

    Raphael is a business leader with an engineering background interested in the convergence of technology and academia. Having honed his business and leadership skills in East and West African countries, he has become a market leader in his field. He is experienced in compressed air systems, industrial and medical gases, power and water sectors, mining, and construction. In his free time, he likes to keep fit by cycling and running, and he believes in the power of reading for any leader.

  • As a high school captain, fellow students beat Edgar because they were unhappy with one of his leadership duties. However, this did not deter him from excelling in his role until the period just before his final examinations. Such an occurrence was rare because the school captain’s tenure ended a year before they sat for the final exams. To motivate Edgar, tell him he cannot do something, and he will prove you wrong. In this episode, Edgar fondly reminisces on his leadership roles over his career and how he became passionate about renewable energy in a social enterprise model, implementing projects, and influencing policy. He also shares the importance of good leadership for the growth of any organization, why we need to understand that leadership is stewardship and how young leaders can grow in their careers as influential people to those they lead. Edgar speaks about the kind of leaders needed in Africa to fully exploit its potential.

    Edgar holds MA Int. Dev. from Maynooth University, Ireland, and received energy training from the University of Mzuzu, University of Strathclyde, and RES4Africa Foundation. He is a Commonwealth Fellow in Climate Resilience and Sustainable Energy, a Director of IEEE/Smart Village Development, and the International Village Programme Ambassador. Edgar is the Founder and Director of Community Energy Malawi.

  • After the father formed his house cabinet, he asked Catherine to be his executive secretary and to write notes for the cabinet meetings. She was given this role because she was the ninth child of 10 children, hence too young to be a Cabinet minister. Catherine did not only take notes of the home cabinet but also did the same for the meetings the father chaired as a village elder and advisor. This was the beginning of Catherine’s journey to leadership. She shares the influence and impacts her father had on her and her siblings, who still meet monthly with their spouses! Unsurprisingly, she proceeded to study law and evolved to focus on the company secretaryship.

    Catherine shares how integrity is her most important value and two things that give her a “kick” – governance and enablement. She is passionate about enabling women to join Boards; hence she co-formed Women On Board Network (WOBN) with three people in 2014. WOBN provides a platform that brings together women from diverse fields and ranks, facilitates those already serving on Boards to carry out their roles and responsibilities effectively, and upskills and prepares for the boardroom of those women who are already in senior leadership roles aspiring to serve on Boards.

    Catherine Musakali is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya. She is the Founder of Dorion Associates LLP, a firm specializing in governance matters and commercial legal consultancies. Before founding Dorion Associates, Catherine worked for Kenya Shell Limited as their Company Secretary and Head of Legal for over fifteen (15) years. She is currently the Company Secretary of several Companies and sits on various Boards, including those in the public and private sectors. Catherine has led the development of three landmark codes of Corporate Governance. She has served as the Chairman of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK) and sat on the Council of the Corporate Secretaries International Association, a global body bringing together governance professionals.

  • Ishmael laughs off the mistakes he made as a youth leader of his church. His leadership was propelled by starting earlier when he was a primary and secondary school prefect. Afterward, Ishmael seized opportunities to serve and exercise his passion for helping the youth. His raw and youthful zeal made him rub off the church elders wrongly; however, their grace enabled him to succeed in growing the group ten-fold.
    His wife, Diana, jokingly displays the CEO business cards for the numerous businesses he started that failed. If there a "The most start-ups entrepreneur" trophy, Ishmael would have won it! Notwithstanding this, he had established a successful business by the time he entered youth ministry. With time, he has progressed to becoming a pastor in a thriving church and a regional leader of a Christian NGO.
    Ishmael talks about how he discovered his passion and how it drives his leadership. He reveals the need for leaders to be futurists and challenges them on how they can engage in this aspect. He speaks about the challenges and cheers of leading a diverse team from ten countries in East Africa. Leading people from diverse cultures has caused Ishmael to balance his style and the needs of those he leads. His organization has generated a solid culture, which he articulates, that makes him lead successfully.
    Ishmael Macharia is the East African Regional Director of OneHope, an international ministry changing lives by sharing Scripture with children and youth worldwide. He is a Pastor at ICC Imara in Nairobi. Before joining OneHope, he served at Life Ministry Kenya. He is married to Diana, and they have four children.

  • As a pioneer in a new Catholic-based high school, Janet responded to leadership opportunities in the school. These opportunities built her confidence, inspired her as a young leader, and formed a foundation and launching pad for future leadership roles in college and at work.
    Having studied social work at the University of Nairobi, Janet began her career as a Government Social Worker. However, she became dissatisfied with the job and decided to transition into the Non-Governmental sector, where she started as a Project Officer. For the next three decades, she progressed up the ranks in the various organizations she served and reached the pinnacle of being the Country Director of ActionAid Tanzania and then the Chief Executive Officer of Kenya Community Foundation.
    Janet shares the challenges, learnings, and joy she experienced in her leadership journey. She talks about her unique leadership style of asking questions to learn and lead better. Janet admits that a leader does not know everything, hence their need to learn by asking questions. Janet points out other leadership nuggets and ideas that are worthwhile. She advises on the kind of leadership needed in Africa to help it reach its full potential and decries the current lack of such leadership. Janet shares her new and enjoyable multi-faceted career of being a farmer, golfer, coach, and consultant.
    Janet Mawiyoo is a Certified Executive Leadership Coach and an Organizational Development Consultant. For 17 years, she was the Executive Director for the Kenya Community Development Foundation, the leading local foundation in East and Central Africa.

  • In Part 2 of her Podcast interview, Ruth continues to elaborate on the complexities of leading various teams of diverse individuals, cultures, and 
    generations. She shares a great lesson she learned from leading Generation Z members of her team and the legacy she hopes to leave behind.

    Ruth discloses her pursuit of advanced training and education for a Master of Science in Business Psychology from Heriot-Watt University and 
    becoming a certified Coach and NLP Practitioner through Robert Simic Coaching Institute. She trains in Aviation Security and enjoys 
    empowering others to be their best versions.

    Having been in the aviation industry for two decades, Ruth has evolved through the ranks to become an experienced Aviation Leader, Trainer, 
    and Coach.

  • With 20 years in the Aviation industry, Ruth has grown to become an experienced leader in the said industry. Having started her life in humble beginnings, she narrates her journey from growing up in rural Kenya fetching water from the river to flying and dining in Paris. She is candid about her upbringing, oscillating between the rural areas and the city of Nairobi and progressing to the Mid-East, where she works for an international airline.
    Ruth describes her leadership role as a Flight Purser or Inflight Manager as dancing on flying carpets because of the different intelligence she has to apply in her unique role and job context. Having to lead various teams of diverse individuals, cultures, and generations, she has learned to inspire and influence her teams to work at their optimal level. Ruth discloses the secret to her success as an Aviation Leader, Trainer, and Coach.
    Using her fun-filled and captivating story-telling skills, Ruth dispels the stereotyping of the cabin crew members and elaborates on their unique competencies and critical role in the sky. She also shares her colleagues' challenges and opportunities beyond their current positions.
    Above being trained in hospitality by Kenya Utalii College and Aviation Security by Edith Cowan University, Ruth holds a Master of Science in Business Psychology from Heriot-Watt University. She is also a certified Coach and NLP Practitioner by Robert Simic Coaching Institute and trains in Aviation Security.

  • For over 20 years, Carol Wachira-Wanyama has been at the epicentre of the 4th Industrial Revolution disruption of the media industry. As the Marketing Director of Kenya’s most prominent media house, she is responsible for Digital Transformation, Content Strategy and Management for Citizen Television, Business Development, and Marketing function of their three TV stations, i.e., Citizen TV, Inooro TV, and Ramogi TV plus fourteen radio stations. Three of the TV stations and eleven of the radio stations use vernacular or local languages.
    Carol has been a critical leader in navigating the Royal Media Services Limited from the analogue to digital space and also being at the center of the company's growth. She narrates her leadership journey from her younger years to her current position easily and clearly. She talks about the lowest moment in her career, how she keeps her leadership edge sharp, and many other realistic and inspiring nuggets. Carol shares her desired legacy and the challenge of constantly redefining leadership to excel as a leader.
    In 2016 Carol was awarded the prestigious Business Daily Award for the 'Top 40 under 40' women in Kenya. She has served as the Vice-Chairperson of the Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) and is a former Member of the Advertising Standards Committee (ASC), whose mandate is to provide governance, solve industry disputes, and support the growth and development of advertising standards across the media industry.

  • GREATER GOOD FOCUS by Dr. Nelson Kuria
    Dr. Nelson Kuria appreciates his new season of reaching a broader constituency after retiring as the CEO of CIC Insurance Company in 2015. He narrates how his leadership journey began in high school as he got involved in extracurricular activities and later as he entered into employment. Due to his diligence and focus on doing things for the greater good, Nelson rose from being a Project Officer to CEO in his career life. After retiring, he continues demonstrating his leadership abilities as a Chairman and Member of several Boards.
    Dr. Nelson reveals the influence and impacts his mother had on him and the inspiration for the greater good that drove his leadership journey. He shares the leadership challenges and what he did to overcome them. Nelson discloses how he risked losing his job because of a courageous decision he had to make. That decision propelled him to be at the steering wheel of transforming CIC Insurance Company. He unveils nuggets that made him revolutionize CIC from a very small cooperative insurer to the 3rd biggest insurance group in Kenya by the time he retired in Feb 2015. He is not shy to talk about his humble upbringing, faith, and values that made him who he is today.
    Dr. Kuria worked for 36 years in the Financial Services sector and retired after serving 14 years as Group MD/CEO of CIC Insurance Group. He has received two Presidential awards for his contribution to cooperative and insurance development: Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW) in 2005 and Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) in 2011. Nelson has been honored and awarded locally, regionally, and globally for his leadership duties.
    Dr. Kuria is Chairman of CIC Group, the Governing Council of Africa International University, SMEP Microfinance Bank, Kenya National Entrepreneurs Savings Trust, Trustee of CITAM, and Kenya Bible Translation Trust. Also, he is Chairperson of the National Co- operative Policy Operationalization Task Force. Dr. Kuria is a regular speaker/trainer in local and international conferences and seminars in insurance, cooperatives, leadership, governance, and retirement planning.

  • At the age of 27 years, Rina Hicks was appointed by the President of Kenya and other individuals to lead and establish a national organization to revolutionize entrepreneurship among the youth. Being her first leadership role at a national level, she was excited to give her very best to serve her country. All was going well until hell broke loose when Rina rightly responded to her call of duty. This was her first leadership heartache, among many others she encountered along her leadership journey. Instead of allowing these difficult moments put her down, she has learned to turn them into seasons of growth and progress.
    Rina shares her leadership journey and takes us through the various positions she has held, what they have meant to her, and how they have shaped her leadership competencies. She describes her calling and how it has guided her leadership, parenthood, impact, and legacy.
    Rina is the Operations Director of Faida Investment Bank and a Board Member of the Kenya Association of Stockbrokers and Investment Banks (KASIB). She was one of the founding board directors of the Youth Enterprise Development Fund in Kenya and served Enablis East Africa, an organization that supports entrepreneurs. She is a financial and investment coach who hosts “Money Wise with Rina Hicks” on YouTube. There are over 400 episodes of this program. She is also an author of Money Wise and loves going to the gym.