Dr. Jennifer Nkuene Riria (2016)

Dr Riria is Group CEO of Kenya Women Holding (KWH) and has led Kenya Women Microfinance Bank (KWFT) for over two decades. KWFT grants loans to marginalised women and their families, serving over 1.5 million women and disbursing over US$ 2.3 billion over a period of 20 years. Through her important work, Dr. Riria brings economic empowerment to marginalised women, contributing to build peace even during times of conflict.