Evans Njoro, Founder & CEO
Evans is an educator and social entrepreneur who believes in the boundless potential of young people in Africa to be entrepreneurial leaders. For over 20 years, his work in the private sector and with non-profits has strengthened his purpose to enable youth to successfully transition in life. He is a specialist in education programs which focus on entrepreneurship, leadership and employability. Previously, Evans served as the executive leader and advisor for various social enterprises in Kenya and Africa; including the Young Scientists Kenya, Nancy Ellen Crooks Foundation, Save the Children International, Digital Opportunity Trust Kenya, Junior Achievement, among others, resulting in celebrated growth and impact. His career started as an administrator for Enterprise Advisory Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Kenya. Evans has also served as the Secretary General for Junior Chamber International Kenya, the Chairman of the Action Network for the Disabled and a board member for the Workforce Development Global Alliance Kenya. He is a certified accountant, has a Bachelors degree in Education, is a graduate of the Executive Development Program at The Wharton Academy, University of Pennsylvania and is a certified Entrepreneurial Leadership Educator from the African Leadership Academy, South Africa. Evans is a Metis Fellow, an Ashoka Visionary and a business mentor with Tony Elumelu Foundation.