TOP 5 MOST INFLUENTIAL KENYAN WOMEN LEADERS.

1.The late Wangari Mathai

Late Wangari Mathai is an internationally know Kenyan for being an environmental political activist.She founded the Green Belt Movement which is aimed at protecting the environment through tree planting,it was founded in 1977. In 1984,she was awarded the Right Livelihood Award.Her effort were internationally recognised and in 2014 she was the First African Woman to receive The Nobel Peace Prize for her commitment to sustain development,democracy and peace.She was an elected Member of Parliament and served as an assistant Minister for environment and natural resources in the President Mwai Kibaki regime between 2003 to 2005. In 2011 she succumbed to death due to Ovarian Cancer.Even in death,she is still a Kenyan heroine and an influential woman leader .

2.The First Lady,Margaret Kenyatta.

She is loved and admired by many due for her dressing nature and manner Since the president’s inauguration in 2013 she has been running a campaign to reduce maternal deaths.This has been a success as Kenyans from all walks of lives has benefitted widely.The campaign dubbed, Beyond Zero has been of great help to Kenyans. Her efforts have Never gone unrecognized and in October 24th 2014 she was named UN Kenya person of the year.She is trully a Kenyan Mother.

3.MARTHA KARUA.

She is a Kenyan politician,once a member of Parliament for Gichugu in Kirinyaga county.She is an advocate of the high court.she also served as Minister for justice.Her exemplary nature has always caught the attention of Kenyans.She is popularly know as, The iron lady for her outstanding nature and unshakeable courage.

4.RACHAEL RUTO

She is the wife to Kenyan deputy president.She is an advocate for women rights and women empowerment through the Joyful Women Organization ,she spurred a table banking initiative throughout Kenya and beyond to other African nation’s.In January 17th 2014 she was awarded An international Honorary Fellowship Award On women empowerment at the Binary University in Malaysia.She is well know for her God fearing nature,she has severally led Kenyans in national prayers.She has been a strong pillar to Kenya as a nation.

5.NJOKI NDUNG’U.

She is a judge at the Supreme Court of Kenya ,the highest law of the land.She has exemplary fought for the Rights of women and the girlchild.She was once a member of Parliament after she was nominated by Retired President Mwai Kibaki.

Someday Kenya is gonna have a Woman as a president,women have always played a great role in Kenyan leadership.

Author;Nancy Macharia

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