CEO, Kenya Private Sector Alliance

Carole Kariuki holds a BA in Economics and Sociology from The University of Nairobi and a Masters Degree in Public Administration and International Affairs from Bowling Green State University Ohio. Carole worked at the Sagamore Institute for Public Policy Research, Indianapolis – Indiana as a Research Fellow and later, as an Associate. Her work at the Institute led to a partnership with Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) where she was later recruited as CEO. She currently serves in several institutions including: National Council of Administrative Justice (NCAJ), Center for Corporate Governance (CCG) and Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration (NCIA). Carole has received several awards for her role in Business Sector development including: the Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) 2012, Heads of State Commendation (HSC) 2011, the Business Daily’s Top 40 under 40 women in Business, Commendations for her Role in growing sustainable business initiative and her Role in the UN Global Compact by UNDP 2006, Outstanding role in creating public private partnerships for business growth by ILO women entrepreneurship Development 2011.
Her greatest passion is the economic transformation of Kenya and Africa through growth of business to create wealth and employment. Her dream is to see Kenya become the most competitive economy in Africa and beyond.

Carol KARIUKI is speaking at the following session