Kendi Nderitu, Microsoft Country Manager for Kenya says “My ambition is to collaborate with the public and private sector to help adopt and accelerate Kenya’s digital transformation agenda”.
Kendi Ntwiga-Nderitu shared this ambition speaking to Nation Africa in an interview on her career journey. She notes her career journey’s ups and downs have been rewarding.
The interview touches on her life, childhood, family life, education, career and current role at Microsoft Kenya. It also talks about lessons and advice to the youth in Kenya. Below are some excerpts. Click the link to read the full interview.
Kendi talks about growing up in Embu county before moving upcountry. She studied computer science then decided to pursue International Business Management as she wanted to lead a business in the tech industry.
She also advises girls to “Show up as a person first and deliver at that level“.
I have failed many times, but more importantly, this has taught me to have an open mind and to be agile enough to promptly re-group if plan A does not work.Kendi Nderitu
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