Launch and Grow: The Kenyan Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

The Launch and Grow is a programme in business leadership for women in Kenya promoted by the Women for Africa Foundation in collaboration with the University of Nairobi at Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (WMI), Babson College and Banco Santander. The project aims to empower and build capacity among women entrepreneurs in emerging and established businesses. The objective is to provide the project beneficiaries with a unique learning experience which is designed to foster success in their businesses.

Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (“wPOWER”)

In honor of “Gender Day” at the annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP-19), the United States is highlighting its actions to harness the potential of women and women’s networks to increase the use of clean energy technologies, which in turn helps reduce climate change.

Prof. Patrick Verkooijen, Global Center on Adaptation CEO, Welcomed as Distinguished Chair of the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies

Nairobi, Kenya, 23 September 2022 – Global Center on Adaptation CEO, Professor Patrick Verkooijen, was appointed as the Distinguished Chair of The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies by the University of Nairobi.