MERCYLINE OMONDI is a Kenyan-born motivational speaker, development communications practitioner, creative arts and media specialist who has helped organizations and individuals overcome barriers to transformational change and maximizing their potentials. Her interest lie in working with the youth in areas of servant leadership, training, and capacity building.
Salma Abdulatif was born in Malindi and raised in Mombasa, Kenya. She studies Marine Business Management at Moi University, Main Campus, and she is a Cohort – 15 graduate of the Young African Leadership Initiative, a programme initiated by former President of the United States, Barrack Obama.
Apart from that, writing and poetry have been her forte all through her life. She also enjoys motivating youth and creating innovative solutions to complex problems which she does through her Community Based Organization, Motivational Talks for Youth (MTY).
Joseph Onyango Okewa is a writer, teacher, and music composer. He is the head of the guidance and counseling department at Kapcheplanga Secondary School. He is also the proprietor of Echoes of Life Education whose focus is on ICT infusion, Life Victory and Financial Education.
Dr. Kigundu Ndwiga, chaplain at Kenyatta University, his ministry for the last ten years has been to encourage people to excel in the grace of giving. He is a former Stewardship Director of East-Central Africa Division. Kigundu, a specialist in Ministerial Leadership, is passionate about teaching Discipleship, Family Life, and Spiritual Leadership. He is married to his best friend and confidante, Mary. God has blessed them with twins—Wangari and Njuhi
Joseph Kang’ule M’Mwirichia, a teacher by profession, was born in 1943 at the height of the Second World War. He is a witness of the Mau Mau insurgency in Kenya, which impacted his life in many ways, especially the sufferings people underwent as the result of the revolt.
JEDIDIAH FEMI OFERE is a gifted author, media producer, counsellor, and an inspirational speaker who is empowered to turn knowledge into life-transforming, success-yielding products and services. His purpose is to motivate others to explore potentials to lead a fulfilling life. He is also the Executive Director of Filip Consulting, a media and development communications firm that is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. He lives in Lagos, Nigeria.
KERICH JONAH is a renowned motivational speaker, mentor, educator, and a writer. He writes from his experiences and the society around him. He believes that life is about how we approach and handle it.
Jerusha Kananu Marete is a writer, drama and film enthusiast, and an English and literature teacher. She is a graduate from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing her masters in Literature at Kenyatta University.
Mokaya Omweri was born in Keera village, located on the slopes of Manga Escarpment, a cultural landmark of the Abagusii people of Kisii County, Kenya. He attended Cardinal Otunga High School-Mosocho before joining Moi University from where he graduated with a degree in Finance and Banking. He has a rich experience in rural and youth development having worked with Youth Enterprise Development Fund-Kenya and One Acre Fund.
Hillary Lisimba Ambani is an avid reader and writer. He studied Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Nairobi. He has worked as a producer at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation and Flave Media in Tanzania. The Boy with Shoes is his first in a series of five books that revolve around the intricacies of what it means to be in a country that is always almost taking off but never does.