Smart Girl Stories

Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya – Breaking The Cycle Of Inequality For Girls

In a world where nothing is certain, there are a few people who stand out from the rest—people like Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya, an inspirational Kenyan educator and powerful women’s rights activist whose unwavering...

Jamila Abass: The Kenyan Software Engineer & Entrepreneur Making Strides

Jamila Abass is today’s Smart Girl because of her smart invention, M-Farm. This app connects farmers and buyers and makes the supply chain more efficient. Through her unique invention, Jamila was able to help...

Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye: Kenyan Poet, Novelist, and Missionary Bookseller

Marjorie was a Kenyan poet and author who wrote novels, short stories, poems, and essays for children. She moved from her home in the UK to pursue the noble work of teaching Africans literacy and was able to...



Explore the vibrant culture and diverse landscapes of Kenya. This category celebrates the achievements of Kenyan women who are making a difference in their nation and beyond. Learn about Wangari Maathai, the founder of the Green Belt Movement and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who championed environmentalism and women’s empowerment. Delve into the work of Phina Mugueria, a long-distance runner who shattered records and paved the way for future generations of Kenyan athletes. Discover the contributions of contemporary figures like Michelle Obama, who served as the First Lady of the United States and promoted education initiatives worldwide.