Akili Dada, a leadership incubator for young Kenyan women, is thrilled to be partnering with Kuona Trust, a centre for the visual arts in Kenya, for a Happy Hour event on Thursday, 16th May from 5:30-8pm at Kuona Trust’s beautiful garden space in Kilimani. In addition to mingling and enjoying the creative atmosphere of Kuona, a panel of speakers including Akili Dada Founder Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, artist and activist Boniface Mwangi, and others will engage attendees in a conversation on the theme “Arts, education, and the future of creativity in Kenya.” Beverages and bitings will be available to purchase. Cost of entry is 500 ksh at the door, which includes one free drink from the bar. Proceeds will support the work of Akili Dada.
About Akili Dada
Akili Dada is a leadership incubator investing in the next generation of African women leaders. We invest in high potential young women from underprivileged backgrounds who are passionate about social change. The main components of our program; scholarships, mentoring, and leadership training, are designed to work seamlessly together to provide underprivileged young women the essential preparation and qualifications they need to access key decision-making roles and leadership positions. Learn more and join our community at www.akilidada.org
About Kuona Trust
Kuona Trust, Centre for Visual Art is dedicated to the generation, presentation and promotion of innovative contemporary visual arts practice in Kenya. Its artists’ studios, library, programme of exhibitions, artists’ talks, training & mentoring, education and international exchange, aims to provide opportunities for artists to develop new and experimental contemporary artwork within a context of international current practice. Kuona provides a platform for innovation through art and creativity. They act as a voice for over 500 artists, plus, thousands each year who benefit from our training and programmes. More at kuonatrust.org