The long-awaited nomination season for the top 40 under 40 women in Kenya is finally here. The top 40 under 40 women in Kenya is a feature that is normally featured on the business daily magazine yearly. Over the last 11 years, they have been working to put a spotlight on women who are doing an amazing job in the field of corporate leadership, professional service to enterprise, sports and the arts.
Are you the one they are looking for this year? Or do you know of a woman who deserves the recognition of being on top 40 under 40 women in Kenya? Click here to submit your nomination on or before 24th August 2019.
The top 40 under 40 women in Kenya receive hundreds of nominations each year. The nominations are then subjected to a panel of experienced judges who then decided the best candidate to be featured on that year’s top 40 under 40 women in Kenya. Over the years they have tried to maintain and have a credible system of choosing the top 40 under 40 women in Kenya.
On last year’s list of the top 40 under 40 women in Kenya, the women featured were corporate high fliers, law, finance, and medical professionals, academics and researchers, techies, sportswomen and philanthropists. The business daily team who chose the top 40 under 40 women 2018 finalists stayed with the goal of making it more than a list of the best known or most prominent or most influential women in Kenya.
Business daily underpinned their choices based on the candidates’ ingenuity, freshness, performance and durability in their field of excellence. The top 40 under 40 women In Kenya judges also awarded high marks to women who have excelled in professions that have been and remain male-dominated such as software engineering, actuarial science, aviation and engineering. Business daily magazine believe that they should be no gender-based glass ceiling on any dreams.
Some of the women who have been featured in the top 40 under 40 over the previous year have proved truly they were women to “WATCH OUT”. After being recognized on the top 40 under 40 women in Kenya, they went out of their way and did greater things. For instance, Kagure Wamunyu was featured on last year’s list of top 40 under 40 women in Kenya. She was ranked at number 30 as the senior director of Strategy Bridge International Academics and today she is the CEO of Kobo 360 an international logistics company.
The top 40 under 40 women roll of honors have somewhat proved that recognizing and making effort and excellence visible is a great tool for inspiration. This list has enabled women to work extra hard and enabled them to climb greater heights. According to the Business daily editor, the top 40 under 40 women in Kenya list will continue being published as a tool for inspiration for the hard-working women in Kenya.