Network of inspiring young people under the age of 30 working together to address local, regional and global challenges. About Us The Nairobi Hub has together with her partners engaged in a number of projects such as the revolutionary ICT Centers project. Projects Nairobi Hub brings together a diverse group of highly driven individuals with backgrounds in various disciplines Team

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Shaping the Future of Africa

Nairobi Global Shapers

Nairobi Hub is the earliest established Hub of the Global Shaper Community in Kenya. The Global Shapers Community is an initiative of the World Economic Forum. It is a platform for young people to drive dialogue and action; and to influence the state of the world through engaging leaders in business, politics, academia and other sectors towards shaping global, regional and sectoral agendas.

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2022 – 2023 Hub Leadership


Asha Makana

Tech Lead at Safaricom

Vice Curator

Andrew Gwadiva

VP at GreenTec Capital Partners

Impact Officer

Kayee Au

Director of Design at Chipper Cash

Shaping the Future of Africa

Our Impact Pillars

Nairobi Hub is a non-profit youth-led organization of highly driven and passionate young leaders committed to community and social advancement in 4 core areas in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Education and Future of Work
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Environment & Sustainable Cities
Refugee Rights
Initiative of World Economic Forum

Global Shapers

The Global Shapers Community is a network of nearly 400 hubs located in significant cities across the world. Developed and led by young people, Global Shapers are exceptional in their potential, their achievement and their drive to make a contribution to their communities. The Global Shapers Community is an initiative of the World Economic Forum - an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. 50% of the word's population is under 27.

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``The problem we have is not globalization. The problem is the lack of global governance.`` Professor Klaus Schwab Founder and Executive Chairman World Economic Forum

The Global Shapers Community is a global network of over 400 city-based hubs including Nairobi Hub, Kisumu Hub and the first Hub located in a refugee camp, Kakuma Hub, all located in Kenya

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