Charity Wanjiku, 2017 Emerging Leader from Kenya, was honored at the 4th Annual Global Women in STEM (WiSTEM) Conference on September 11. The WiSTEM Conference Awards is an annual initiative to establish, recognize, honor and promote outstanding contributions women make to the scientific and technological communities that improve and evolve our society. Charity received the Exemplary Leader in a Management Position award for her work as Chief Operating Officer at Strauss Energy Ltd., where she integrates energy-generating technology into basic building materials. Jillian Scott, TechWomen Lead at IIE, attended the ceremony to accept the award on Charity’s behalf.
WiSTEM is an initiative of Menina Kaj Femme, a public charity founded by TechWomen mentor Meera Kaul to nurture the social, economic and intellectual potential of women.