Kenya wins again as Bilha Ndirangu become the first woman and most importantly a Kenyan to be the head of a prestigious pre-university school. Bilha assume the new role of leading the South African based academy.
She was working as the CEO of African Talking (AT), a pan-African company supporting software developers before her appointment.
Bilha is credited for the growth of the company from having eight to over 100 employees, and taking it to over 20 African markets.It is said tha she had conceptualised and oversaw the initial implementation of the Equity Foundation's Wings to Fly Scholarship during her role as Senior Project Manager of Dalberg Global Development.
Bilha, who is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Havard Business School, was appointed on June 15 after a diligent exercise that identified her as one who embodies the school's values.
Bilha spoke of her new role, where she reaveled that ,Africa has opportunities and untapped potential in the youth and it is the right time to raise leaders and global shapers from the continent.
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