Proceeding from UN strategy the next 10 years were declared as the period for small farmers development. Major goals are reducing poverty and improving global food security. Small family farming, besides of poverty and food control, can also be a key to reaching some global goals: gender equality, good health and well-being, sustainable community growth, […]
This fireside chat will be reminiscent of the phrase’s origin.
A conversation between Caroline Wanjiku and Shirish Shah where Caroline shares some of the many stories of her entrepreneurial evolution all while creating the easy intimacy of a small gathering.
During this fireside chat Caroline will cover:
- The world belongs to she who is brave. Caroline is a role model to young people in general and young women specifically.
- The importance of resilience. Caroline has overcome unimaginable obstacles on her way to becoming a successful entrepreneur.
- Equally prioritize profit and purpose. In a career defining moment for Caroline she was the first Kenyan entrepreneur to be selected to become a B Corp.
- Remain teachable. As an innovator Caroline believes this is the most important trait a person can possess.
- Are we in business to make money? To solve a problem? Or both! Caroline is a pioneer in shifting the narrative around business.
- Social impact: help communities and change lives for young Africans. This concept embodies Caroline’s entire career thus far.
- Identify social problems and CHANGE THEM! Caroline views the world through this lens and, as a result, is consistently an agent of change.
Caroline Wanjiku is a social entrepreneur and philanthropist. As the CEO of Daproim Africa Limited, Caroline established that there are very few employment opportunities for the youth and embarked on a mission to change this narrative. The Digital Campus Connect program was started with the intention of training and employing bright underserved University Students. Being a social entrepreneur, she understands the importance of Business being good for the world and was the first Kenyan entrepreneur to enlist her organization to be part of the B Corp movement. Later Daproim Africa was recognized globally as one of the organizations creating ripples as a ChangeMaker . Most recently Caroline has become COO of StepWise. She lives in Nairobi, Kenya.