Startup Grind hosts Wandia Gichuru (Vivo Activewear)

Oct 19, 2017, 3:00 – 6:00 PM

Wandia Gichuru is co-Founder of Vivo Activewear, a trendy dance and fitness attire store that is quickly expanding within the East Africa Region. A graduate of Economics from a Canadian university, Wandia spent 11 years in a globe-trotting position with the Department of International Development (DFID) of the World Bank.

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Wandia's passage to entrepreneurship was not the easiest. As a former World Bank Executive, Wandia now runs a business providing affordable health and fitness clothing in Kenya. She most definitely thrived in employment which begs the question, why start something new? For Wandia Gichuru who spent fifteen [15] years working with the United Nations, World Bank and the UK government, the reason was restlessness and a longing to actively assist in alleviating poverty in Kenya. Wandia will let us in on how journey from Ideation to success and how she keeps growing and supporting young entrepreneurs. 

Event Flow

6.00 PM; Networking

7.00 PM: The Fireside Chat

8.00 PM: More Networking


Check out what happened

Speaker

  • Wandia Gichuru

    Vivo Activewear

When

When

Thursday, October 19, 2017
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM UTC

Agenda

3:00 PMNetworking
4:00 PMFireside Chat
5:00 PMNetworking

Organizers

  • James Okoth

    Chapter Director

  • Shirley Kandabu

    Team Member

  • Sakina Hussein

    Healthy Basket

    Team member

  • Bernice Namulekhwa

    Offtherocks

    Team Member

  • Okado Nabwire

    Team member

  • Kimberly Anindo

    Team member

  • Salma Ibra

    Business Week Afrika

    Team member

  • Wangeci Kaingi

    Team Member

  • Kieran Ndege

    team member

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