University of Nairobi Innovation Fellowship

WHAT IS IT?

Africa’s future is undoubtedly promising. The capability to solve problems and design solutions will ensure sustainable
growth is achieved across our societies. The University of Nairobi recognizes this reality.

As a leading institution of learning and research, the university through C4DLab, the innovation and incubation hub,
and strategic industry partners is running a year-long prestigious Innovation Fellowship.

The competitive fellowship will give 15 select fellows an opportunity to solve real-life local problems while applying the 21st century 4Cs skills and explore human-centered design thinking methodologies. The fellows will interact with a community of leading innovation experts from various industries, and join a network of changemakers curious to ignite sustainable growth and development in Africa

FELLOWSHIP CONTENT

Learning Approach

The select fellows are undertaking a deep immersion into four pillars that will prepare them as innovators.

The four aspects are:

  • 21st century 4 C’s skills of Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity.

  • Principals and practices of Innovation, Fundamentals of Problem Based Learning and Design Thinking.

  • Multi-disciplinary practical problem-solving.

  • Practical experience in planning and executing the Nairobi Innovation Week.

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MEET THE 2018 FELLOWS

Gerald Njuguna

Gerald Njuguna

Innovation Fellow
Bernard Ochieng'

Bernard Ochieng'

Innovation Fellow
Phelister Bogonko

Phelister Bogonko

Innovation Fellow
David Githaiga

David Githaiga

Innovation Fellow
Edwin Nyaluogo

Edwin Nyaluogo

Software Developer
Fernandos Kredgie

Fernandos Kredgie

Innovation Fellow
Ian Ondari

Ian Ondari

Innovation Fellow
Shelmith Anne

Shelmith Anne

Software Developer & Designer
Kevin Gat

Kevin Gat

Innovation Fellow
Jephter Ondieki

Jephter Ondieki

Innovation Fellow

OUR FACILITATORS

Dr. Tonny Omwansa

Dr. Tonny Omwansa

C4DLab, University of Nairobi
Mrs. Fransesca Odundo

Mrs. Fransesca Odundo

ADD, University of Nairobi
Dr. Okech

Dr. Okech

School of Mathematics, University of Nairobi
Ms. Anne Atambo

Ms. Anne Atambo

C4DLab, University of Nairobi

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