Catherine Adeya is the latest among Kenyan professionals of high standing that have continued to put the countries brilliance on international map. Catherine is now the director of Research at World Wide Web which she alludes that she will work tirelessly to make internet safe especially girls and women who have been on receiving end of bigotry and bullying.
World Wide Web is basically the internet that is defining our way of lives and common factor in virtually every aspect of conversations and life at this century. World Wide Foundation confirmed her appointment yesterday August 3, 2020.
“The job description for the position defined my passion and area of expertise in tackling digital divide, addressing social challenges and driving development,” she said.
Catherine, previously worked in Strathmore says the interviews and steps till bagging the prestigious job were rigorous and her background in Strathmore came in handy to see her succeed. “After rigorous series of interviews, I got the appointment letter. The kind of job will be a continuation of what I had envisioned at Strathmore, where I have been working,” she said.
Catherine adds to the list of top Kenyans who are excelling in the international fronts.
Larry Madowo of for instance, a consummate journalist was recently appointed chief correspondent of BBC for Northern America and United States.
Then Acting Director General in the Ministry of Health (MOH) Dr. Patrick Amoth was appointed landed executive vice president in World Health Organization just recently in his efforts in combating the Covid 19 which have been really impressive in region and Africa.
Ceda Ogada on his part is flying Kenyan flag high internationally as he was recently appointed by IMF as the Secretary and Head of Secretary’s Department. Mr. Ogada has been with the IMF for 21 years and has risen the ranks of the Bretton Woods’ institution to serve as its Deputy General Counsel in his most recent appointment made in 2014.
“Ceda has outstanding institutional knowledge, strategic and intellectual heft, and people leadership. His unparalleled ability to bring people together, combined with his profound appreciation of the Fund’s institutional history and legal principles, as well as a strong service orientation, will help the Fund to even more effectively serve our member countries in a very challenging economic environment,” said IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva.
These are among few of great Kenyans making big moves and leaders in corporate world in biggest institutions across the world. It demonstrates talent, expertise and potential of Kenyans in general.
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