Post Tagged with: "Kenya"

Meet Dr. Ninda, the Global Citizen, Marathoner, & Model
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Meet Dr. Ninda, the Global Citizen, Marathoner, & Model

Name: Ndinda Rebekah Ngewa Occupation: Gender Advocate & Health Disparities Researcher/Global Citizen Education: PhD-Preventive Health Care & Lifestyle Medicine (Loma Linda University), MPH (California State University-Fullerton) Country of Origin: Kenya/ Nigeria Current Neighborhood:  Philadelphia, PA City/State: Pasadena, CA Number of years in the U.S.: 19 years My immigrant experience gives […]

Josh builds apps by day, makes people laugh by night.
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Meet Josh Makinda, the Australian-Born Developer by Day, Stand-Up Comedian by Night

  Name: Josh Makinda Occupation: Comedian, Interactive Developer Education: Degree in Sociology, from Murdoch University in Western Australia Country of Origin: Australian-Born, Family is Kenyan Current Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Bayridge City/State: New York, Brooklyn Number of years in the U.S:  1 year and 5 months    Hello my name is Josh […]

Bidii Children Foundation
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Bidii Children Foundation

We champion efforts toward empowerment among children in rural communities through education, and support Bidii Children Foundation (http://www.bidiifoundation.org/), a registered 501 (c)(3) education nonprofit co-founded in 2009.  The foundation is dedicated to combating famine and poverty in western Kenya, and aims to increase support for orphans, poor children and  underserved women […]

Meet Vienna Mbagaya, Epidemiologist Turned Entrepreneur
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Meet Vienna Mbagaya, Epidemiologist Turned Entrepreneur

I moved from Kenya to a suburb in New Jersey when I was 14 years old. I was eager to assimilate and fit in, but my accent and misplaced social cues often betrayed me. So much so that in the first week of school, no one understood me when I protested […]