Marian Muthui is graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Graduate Researcher at MIT Media Lab in the Lifelong Kindergarten (LLK) group. Her research is focused on exploring ways to promote creative learning in Africa specifically in rethinking and redesigning traditional educational training models. Marian holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nairobi and previously, she worked at General Electric (GE) and later as a high school teaching assistant. She is experienced in product design and development, digital fabrication, manufacturing production, human-centered design and design research.
Juliet Wanyiri is an electrical engineer turned product designer originally from Kenya. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science at the MIT Integrated Design & Management (IDM) program (jointly offered by the MIT School of Engineering and MIT Sloan School of Management).
While at MIT, Juliet is part of the 2017 - 2019 cohort of MIT Fellows at the Legatum Centre for Entrepreneurship and Development, where her work focuses on design and electronics training programs for young innovators in Africa.
Annette Angose is an Economics and Finance major with a Sales and Marketing professional background. She currently works at GE Healthcare as the ultrasound commercial operations specialist covering East Africa. She supports the business by monitoring business profitability, sales execution and market growth specifically in the ultrasound business. Her interests include social entrepreneurship, health sector interventions and education especially among the teenagers. With over 7 years in community development through her initiative known as C4C Community, Annette spends her energy and resources partnering with the local community to develop wholesome individuals in mind, body and soul.
Ebby is a student pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering at Moi University, Eldoret. She believes in innovation as a great tool to leverage upon emerging opportunities and solve various problems. She also believes in impacting the society through knowledge and technical skills and spends her free time tutoring other students.
Ebby knows that the change she desires to see in society starts through her and she has made it her responsibility to improve the society, hoping that things will soon be better.
Claire Wambui Kinyanjui
Wambui studies Chemical and Process Engineering at Moi University, Eldoret. Aside from engineering, she is also passionate about marketing, sales and baking. In fact, she runs a small business that uses her skills to sell pastries.
She would describe herself as very active, hardworking and determined. She always sets goals for herself and ensures that she achieves them. She enjoys giving back to society and reaching out to untapped knowledge, skills, dreams and abilities so as to make them a reality.