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Add depth to your event by inviting one of Asante Africa’s Alumni or community leaders to be a guest speaker. These inspiring leaders are sure to stimulate conversation and ignite groundbreaking ideas.
Asante Africa Alumni & Entrepreneur
Carolyne Sunte is a young entrepreneur and Alumni of Asante Africa Youth Leadership Program. Carolyne holds a Diploma in Project Management from the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM).
She is passionate about advocating girl-child education and empowering the youth. She is skilled in coaching youth on financial skills and conducting Leadership training. Through her passion as a mentor, she embraced a fanatical interest in leadership and so has founded the Angaza Foundation (community Based organization).
Carolyne has a keen interest in media studies and is enthusiastic to become an outstanding and successful woman with a definite goal of becoming a renowned Journalist advancing issues specific to marginalized groups.
Asante Africa Program Manager (Kenya)
Patriciah Muigai has a 7+ year strong career history of working with youth in the educational sector and in the livelihoods sector. She is dedicated to young people identifying talents, strengths and overcoming the challenges facing them. She is an entrepreneur in her own right; founding Talent Camp Kenya; a platform for young people to amplify their potential through mentorship. She holds a bachelors degree in Communications and Media Technology from Maseno University, Kenya and is a journalist blog writer as well as a mother of 3 children and wife.
CEO – Asante Africa Foundation
Erna Grasz co-founded Asante Africa Foundation with two visionary African women from Kenya and Tanzania. Originally trained as an Electrical-System Engineer, she spent her early career at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. While spending 25 years in the Corporate world as a senior executive, she earned the reputation as a strategic leader.
In 2011 she left the corporate world to manage the organization full time. Erna brings her business savviness to the Non Profit world and is the visionary behind many of the organization’s innovative programs and practices.
In 2013 Erna was the recipient of the Jefferson Award for public service. She is on global stages on topics of traversing the corporate-non profit divide, executive leadership, innovative education programs, and sustainable philanthropy.
Manager, Corporate Affairs, Cisco Systems
Hital is a recognized industry leader and has spoken at many UN and Government conferences in Africa on engaging youth in technology and eradicating poverty using technology. Her hard work and dedication have earned her awards such as Global Ambassador for Youth from Usher’s New Look Foundation, Inclusion and Diversity Ambassador for Middle East and Africa for Cisco, as well as many others. She has been nominated as one of Kenya’s Top 40 Most Powerful Women Under 40 for two consecutive years.
ANNE MUENI MULI
Asante Africa Alumna & Rising Business Star
Anne Mueni Muli has demonstrated history in working in the philanthropy industry. She is currently working with Asante Africa Foundation as the Youth Livelihood Program Coordinator, and her current role involves providing youths from vulnerable rural areas of East Africa with hands on skills and opportunities for rapidly changing and expanding EA economic landscape.
Anne is also a member of the Youth Advisory Committee at Youth Power Learning org. Anne has spoken in different leadership forums (2017 CIES Conference, Global Education Fund, Asante Africa Leadership summit, Kisii University Leadership Forum).
She is also the owner of Boon Investment Enterprises in Kenya, a mobile Banking enterprise, currently working for three banks in Kenya (KCB Bank, EQUITY Bank, FAMILY Bank and Safaricom), originally trained in purchasing and supplies management from Kisii University in Kenya, she has interned with Coca-Cola and Compassion International. She has a certificate in certified Public Accountancy Part IV.
Asante Africa Alumni & Founder “Life Transformers”
Samson was born in Western Kenya and grew up in a polygamous family of 15 children. While his mother struggled to support him through primary school, paying for high school was financially impossible so he was forced to drop out. Samson met Asante Africa in 2008 while living in a IDP –Refugee camp after the 2008 prose election violence. Over the next 3 years, he proceeded to graduate #2 in the school district winning him a scholarship to the University of Nairobi. Thanks to his USA sponsor he has now recently completed his Bachelors in Economics.
Scholarship Coordinator, and Founder of Discover TZ Safari Company
Albert is a living example of potential being realized when big dreams, and hard work intersect with opportunity.
Albert Jumbe is the Scholarship Coordinator for the Asante Africa Foundation. As the Scholarship Coordinator, Albert works with local communities to build schools, provide textbooks and educational supplies. Albert has worked as a tour and safari guide for various companies in the past 7 years. As a result, he decided to start his own company, Discover TZ, with other local experienced safari guides. The idea behind Discover TZ is to create employment for the local people.