INSPIRED

A talk series for YOUNG ideas

Join 8 young ChangeMakers for an evening of Innovation, Optimism and Celebration as they talk us through their thoughts on the future.


From Technology, to Agriculture, Social Media to Elephants INSPIRED presents the first round of inspirational speakers intent on making a difference.


because CHANGE begins with an idea...

Thursday, Oct. 24th, 8pm

Tribe Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi, Nairobi

Format for the evening

7:00pm doors open - first come first served


7:30 pm Talks begin

9:30pm Talks End

10:00pm onwards... Celebrate, Network, Collaborate


Entrance fee: 1000/

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Proceeds from the evening go towards the South Rift Women's Honey Project.

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES...

ROBINSON ESIALIMBA - Nairobians for an awesome Nairobi


Robi is lawyer, entrepreneur, business mentor, motivational speaker and social activist. His everyday job exposes him to some of the coolest ideas and projects by young Africans and it is these disruptive minds that fuel his belief that despite all the negativity, change for the better is inevitable for our motherland.



Dr. LUCY KING - Using honeybees as a natural deterrent for crop-raiding elephants


Dr. King's talk will be a rapid overview of the Elephants and Bees Project (www.elephantsandbees.com) where in depth research into elephant behaviour as enabled the discovery that elephants fear disturbed honey bees and will run away from them. This discovery has led to the invention of 'beehive fences’, which are being used in Kenya to help protect the boundaries of small 1-2 acre shamba's from crop-raiding elephants


CHARLOTTE JORDAN - Going UP Vertical Bag Gardening


Land and water use are at the crux of future food security. Food security is not just about having enough to eat, it’s about having enough of the right stuff to eat. Vertical bag gardening is a simple, low-cost food security technology for those living in cities, slums, small holder farmers, ANYONE who wants to take some control of their own food sufficiency, reduce inputs, provide nutritious food for their family and even make an extra bob or two.


SALISHA CHANDRA - KUAPO - We are ONE


Looking at Traditional methods of conservation...

Salisha is the coordinator for the Kenyans United Against Poaching (KUAPO) campaign and a volunteer at the Africa Network for Animal Welfare. She combines her passion for wildlife and the environment with her background in finance, corporate strategy and turnaround management to accomplish her remit.


JOSEPH MWAKIMA - The challenging nature of SMALL THINGS


27 year old Joseph is 27 currently works as a Community Relations Officer with Wildlife Works. Joseph’s job is to create awareness and encourage involvement of local communities in the area.


PETER MOLL l - Ubuntu: I am. Because we are.


A Full time optimist.

Peter studies Political Science and Sociology at Catholic University of Eastern Africa. He is the Head of the Hands of our Elephants campaign, one of the founders of Elephants for Kenya - stop the slaughter, Deputy Secretary General of One of the Local Chapters of Kenyan Model United Nations, Founder and President of a Youth Organisation called Stand Up Shout out and Founder and CEO of Moll News; a Media house focused on giving the youth a voice


TEDDY KINYANJUI - Holistic wood fuel security in East Africa


Teddi is the owner of a small family business that is involved in sustainable wood fuel utilization for household biomass energy security in East Africa.


LAIMANI BIDALI - Games could change the world


Laimani is the Founder and Lead Coach of Alabastron Network Trust, author of Renewing Self – a personal Safari manual, producer and host of MyUnspoken television programme. Laimani has eighteen years work experience in training and facilitation, the last four of which have been specific to life coaching for women.