Nyokabi Njuguna is a youth development specialist and Founder and Executive Director of the Impacting Youth Trust which advocates a youth empowered and youth driven society.
She has over six years’ experience working in development-orientated sectors such as the micro-finance, real estate and the development of human capital. This has given her first-hand experience of the importance of youth empowerment and overall investment in the low-income strata of the economy.
Nyokabi has a MSc in International Co-operation and Development, a BSc in International Business Administration with a concentration in management, and an Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management.
She participated in the Al Jazeera Canvas hackathon in Doha, in the New York University-Abu Dhabi hackathon for social good as a mentor, and in the iHub summer data jam as a mentor.
Nyokabi is also part of a scientific research committee at the Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. She is a Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) East Africa Leadership Centre 2015 Fellowship Alumna, and a DO School Africa Education challenge 2015 Fellowship Alumna.