Celebrating Kenyan Women 2023

On the 10th of March 2023, 4BM (The 4gotten Bottomillions), Thunderbird School of Global Management, Alliance for Science, and Network of African Women Environmentalists held a grand event in Kenya. The purpose of the event was to celebrate women from all 47 counties in Kenya who have been agents of change in their communities. The event was held in commemoration of International Women’s Day and celebrated the life and legacy of the late Professor Wangari Maathai, who was a prominent environmental activist.

The event was organized in anticipation of the launch of a book that chronicles the life and activism of Professor Maathai. The book is set to serve as a reminder of the tireless work that Professor Maathai did in advocating for environmental matters and empowering women in Kenya.

The event brought together women from all walks of life, including farmers, businesswomen, activists, and community leaders. The women were celebrated for their contributions to their communities and for their unwavering commitment to making a difference.

During the event, various speakers shared their experiences and insights on issues that affect women in Kenya. Some of the topics discussed included gender equality, environmental sustainability, and economic empowerment. The speakers emphasized the importance of women’s voices and the need for greater inclusion of women in decision-making processes.

The event also provided an opportunity for networking and collaboration among the women in attendance. The women shared their experiences and challenges and discussed ways to work together to create positive change in their communities.

One of the highlights of the event was the recognition of outstanding women from each county in Kenya. The women were honored for their contributions to their communities and were presented with certificates of appreciation.

Overall, the event was a great success, and it served as a reminder of the power and potential of women in Kenya. It was a celebration of the progress made so far and a call to action for greater inclusion and empowerment of women in all sectors of society.

In conclusion, the event organized by 4BM, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Alliance for Science, and Network of African Women Environmentalists was a remarkable celebration of the resilience and strength of Kenyan women. It was a reminder of the need to continue advocating for women’s rights, promoting gender equality, and empowering women to take an active role in shaping their communities.