Influential Youths in Kenya


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Find below list of Kenya’s most influential youths and links to their profile or work. These are the educated, young and outstanding members of society.

Most of these Influential Youths have finished a degree and have an all-round level of intelligence with knowledge in different levels.

They compromise of young entrepreneurs, young leaders, motivational speakers, Tech Gurus, Innovators, Social Media influencers e.t.c

Some of these Kenyan youths have been featured in reputable magazines like Forbes 30 under 30, Times 100, CNN, BBC, Huffingtonpost influencers e.t.c. They have also received different global and national awards for their outstanding work.

Influential Kenyan Youths

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Abdi Siyaro Osman
Abdi Siyaro Osman is a youth advocate who served as the the Speaker of Youth Senate Kenya.

Ashura Michael
Ashura Michael is a gender & human rights activist; a mentor for young PWDs and a global Youth/peace ambassador .

Babu Owino
Babu Owino is a young leader and has served as the chair of University of Nairobi student organization for 3 terms. He also has interest in real estate.

Boniface Mwangi-
Boniface Mwangi is an award winning photographer and photo-activist. He is the founder of PAWA254 a social enterprise and collaborative space for creatives and youth to achieve work of social impact.

Dennis Itumbi
Dennis Itumbi is a Kenyan Journalist, Digital Strategist and Blogger. Currently working as the Director of Digital Communication in the Office of the President , Kenya.

Dikembe Disembe (Seth Odongo)
Dikembe Disembe Dikembe Disembe (Seth Odongo) is a political blogger aligned to the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party. He is also an editor at

Eddy Gicheru Oketch
Eddy Gicheru Oketch is the founder of Peace for Africa and Economic Development, (PAD) an org that identifies vulnerable youth groups in remote communities in Kenya and help them build businesses.

Erick Omondi
Erick Omondi is among the top rated comedians in Kenya.

Eugene Mbugua
Eugene MbuguaHe is a young entrepreneur and award winning film maker. Eugene Mbugua runs two companies Young Rich Television Limited and My Yearbook Kenya Limited.

Eunice Kochumba
Eunice Kochumba is a young journalist/model who together with Walter Corrarello, a former Italian stylist run Crème et Chocolat magazine

Femi One Shikow (Wanjiku Kimani)
Wanjiku Kimani commonly known as Femi One is a Kenyan Rapper Artist. Catch up with her on Facebook

Grace Mageka
Grace Mageka is a pan African youth advocate, activist and leader who advocates for better youth policies in Africa. She is also a mentor, social change maker, a counselor and an innovator.

Hilda Moraa
Hilda Moraa is the Co-Fouder of Weza Tela a leading provider of innovative and mobile solutions in the supply chain, distribution and financial solutions in the emerging markets.

Josephine Kulea
Josephine Kulea is a child rights activist and founder Samburu Girls Foundation which addresses barbaric cultural practices facing children in the pastoralist communities of Northern Kenya.

Josphat R. Gachie
Josphat Gachie is the founder of SoftKenya and one of Kenya's top tech Gurus.

Judith Owigar
Judith Owigar is an African entrepreneur who uses technology as a tool to empower youth and young women. She is a co-founder of Akirachix; a revolution for African women and technology. She is also the CEO and founder of JuaKali Workers a enterprise

Juliana Rotich
Juliana Rotich is a technologist, strategic advisor, entrepreneur, futurist, and keynote speaker. Juliana is a Venture Partner in Africa Technology Ventures (ATV). She is the co-founder of Ushahidi Inc

Kariuki Gathitu
Kariuki Gathitu is the founder of Mpayer and Zege Technologies a tech firm that primarily builds software for mobile phone payments in Kenya

Keith Korir
Keith Korirthe Co-founder of the first Africa made antivirus: Bunifu Sniper Anti-Malware

Kipsaro Arap Boit
Kipsaro Boit heads several youth forums and has traveled across Africa to address youths in Africa on leadership and development. He is the Co-founder of Bomark Communications

Kiziah Philbert
Kiziah Philbert is the 1st elected Africa and Europe Executive Regional Representative of The commonwealth Youth Council and is directly in charge of over 360,000,000 youths. He is an indirect voice and an ambassador of 1.2 Billion youths in the world.

Laetitia Victoria
Laetitia Victoria is the founder, Women’s Rabbit Association

Martha Chumo
Martha Chumo is the founder of The Dev School. The The Dev School equips youths in Africa with computer programming skills and aids them build technology-based solutions to everyday challenges.

Mohammed Ali
Mohammed Ali is an award winning journalist and Chief Investigations Editor at Kenya Television Network (KTN)

Mumbi Ndungu
Mumbi Ndungu is the Founder of Ibua Africa org, which deals with identifying, empowering and connecting Change-makers and social entrepreneurs across Africa.

Ory Okolloh
Ory Okollohis an activist, lawyer, and blogger

Peter Mureithi
Renowned blogger and internet activist, writer and photographer.
Submitted by: Peter Mureithi

Robert Alai
Robert Alaiis a blogger, internet entrepreneur and cyber-activist.

Saruni Maina
Saruni Brian Maina is the founder of Taka Smart. Check out his work

Stacey Saida Chepkemoi
Stacey Saida Chepkemoi is the Youth President at Bomet County Youth Forum. She is also the the Bomet County Coordinator, National Association of Young Entrepreneurs.

Tom Osborn
The 20 year old Tom Osborn is the founder of GreenChar an organization that aims to reduce carbon emissions and reduce deforestation in Kenya by providing clean cooking energy for households in rural and peri-urban Kenya

Victor Matara
Victor Matara is a Kenyan based Blogger, social Media personality and among the youngest Radio Presenters in Kenya.He is a trendsetter (@victormatara on twitter)
Submitted by: festus mutuku.

Wahome Thuku
Wahome Thuku is a City lawyer and a famous political commentator. He is a trendsetter.

Walter Akolo
Walter Akolo is a Freelance writer, blogger and internet marketer. You can check his website

Xtian Dela
Xtian Dela is a radio presenter, Trendsetter and award winning social media personality with a large number of followers on twitter.

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