INSPIRED Talks - Nairobi
A platform for young Ideas
because Change begins with an idea...
From Agriculture to Governance, Technology to Engineering, INSPIRED presents the fifth round of inspirational speakers intent on making a difference
Thursday, Sep. 25th, 7pm
- 4th floor Piedmont Plaza (Brew Bistro building)
Casey Marenge - Road Carnage in Kenya, Taking Responsibility.
Casey Marenge is the Founding and Executive Director of the Chariots of Destiny Organization (COD). Casey will journey us through her tragic road accident that left her quadriplegic and resulted in her fervent quest for road sanity in Kenya.
Laura Darby - Tweets from the edge of the world.
"We’re living in a society connected by social media, news outlets, and mobile devices, so it becomes hard to believe that there are still areas shrouded in darkness"
For her talk Laura reflects on the year she spent working in Northern DRC and the insight she gained into living life "outside the box"
June Nyakan Munyeki – Transforming Mindsets
June is the Founder and CEO of Timeless and Magnificent Places (TMP). Nairobi as a public space is reaching an all-time low of dinginess. June shows how by transforming our mindsets, we can transform the places we live to make them cool and hip.
Michael Onsando - But do you know?
Michael is the Co-founder of the award winning blogsite Brainstorm. Michael’s presentation weaves around how our social media has turned to anti-social media and how Brainstorm is re-imagining this platform to ignite critical thinking among Kenyans.
Sarah Mallia & Sarabi - Traffic Jam Sessions
Sarah Mallia runs the Arts & Culture Program at PAWA254. Matatus are seen as the embodiment of anarchy in Kenya; but Sarah and Sarabi are pioneering an innovative approach using matatus to drive social consciousness in Nairobi.
Feature performance by Sarabi
This popular afro-fusion band whose 8 members originate from Eastleigh have been described as the “The next force in Kenyan music.” Sarabi will belt out an acoustic performance featuring some of their iconic pieces that igniting social change through the arts.
+ MC - Robinson Esialimba
Dean of Awesome @ The Awesome Foundation - Nairobi Chapter and Co-Convenor
of INSPIRED Talks.
Format for the evening
7:00pm doors open
7:30 pm Talks begin
9:00pm Talks End
9:30pm onwards... Celebrate, Network, Collaborate
Entrance fee: 1000/
ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE:
or MPESA: 0708991104
For further Information:
a little YOUTUBE 'taster': http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVtGS8T9eGE