Joyce is a charismatic author, passionate visionary & innovator, expert speaker and coach. She recently published and launched her very anticipated book titled GIBÉBÉ which takes the reader on an exciting journey of self-discovery. Joyce’s expertise centers on Coaching (Success, Career, Business, Leadership, Self awareness, Communication and People Skills) as well as branding, innovation. project management, product development and information technology. Her dynamic skills are the main reason she has such a successful track record as a management consultant.
Kinyanjui is the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Young Alumni Award of Kenyatta University. His novel ‘The Last Villains of Molo’, based on ethnic instigated clashes in Molo, Kenya, has been a study text at universities in Kenya, Germany, USA and UK at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His two children’s stories: ‘Wangari Maathai: Mother of Trees’ and ‘We Can Be Friends’ were approved by Kenya’s Institute of Education for use in Kenyan schools. His other works are a children’s book ‘Lost But Found ’and ‘Den of Inequities’, a novel. Find out more information about Kinyanjui on www.kinyanjuikombani.com
Aleya has performed in The Vagina Monologues, Nyef Nyef Storytelling shows and most recently in the cast of Sitawa Namwalie’s acclaimed dramatized poetry show ‘Silence is a Woman. In 2013, she was Kenya’s Golden Baobab Prize for African Children’s Literature Search Hero , and is the co-creator of the Storymoja Publish Your Own Book series (which has published over 300 children); she delights in finding new ways to excite children about writing and exploring stories. Her writing has been published in the Sahan Journal, The Telegraph, Awaaz, Brainstorm Kenya, Jalada Africa and UP Magazine. She blogs her indulgences on www.chanyado.wordpress.com
Liz specializes in Intellectual Property Law and Entertainment Law. She is also an avid writer with several Kenyan publications. She also runs her blog, Liz Lenjo’s Law; www.lizlenjo.com where she educates the public on intellectual property and entertainment practices and matters of law. The blog was nominated for the BAKE Awards 2014 and came in second for Best Topical Blog. She is currently a consultant with JGIP Consultants, one of Kenya’s leading Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law boutiques in Kenya and is also serving as a Communication Officer with the Kenya Association of Music Producers, a Collective Management Society that administers the rights of Sound Recording owners under the Copyright Act of Kenya.
Mugambi’s arts career began with stage work at Phoenix Players and Sterling Quality Entertainment. When he ended up jobless in America in the middle of the 2008 recession, he joined Philadelphia’s acting scene, appearing in independent stage plays and short films and telling stories about American history to tourists. On returning to Nairobi he has had principle roles on M-Net’s TV drama, Changes, and the celebrated Kenyan film Nairobi Half Life. He was co-writer and director on the popular Village Musical Theater series, and he is the creator, co-writer and theater director of Groove Theory, a musical drama series for Zuku Entertainment, now in its second season