Ushahidi Director Daudi Were fired amidst sexual harassment scandal

Ushahidi Director Daudi Were fired amidst sexual harassment scandal

A story that has been trending like a roller coaster has finally come to an end with the Ushahidi Board finally dismissing Executive Director, Daudi Were. Nat Manning, who has been Ushahidi Chief Operations Officer, will now stand in as interim Executive Director. The Ushahidi board who may have been forced to a corner due to the public outry of their sluggish handling of the sexual harassment of a staff member called Angela have taken…

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iHub appoints Mary Gicharu as new MD

iHub appoints Mary Gicharu as new MD

The iHub the pioneer tech hub in Kenya and home of Ushahidi and BRCK has announced appointment of Mary Gicharu as the new Managing Director effective May 8, 2017. Ms. Gicharu will continue with the implementation of the strategy and operating model of iHub 2.0. She brings over fifteen years of experience and demonstrated performance from globally respected firms within the U.S. and recently at a Pan-African Bank within Kenya. She is formerly worked for Morgan…

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Juliana Rotich, Former Ushahidi Founder joins Africa Technology Ventures

Juliana Rotich, Former Ushahidi Founder joins Africa Technology Ventures

TED Fellow and former co-founder of Juliana Rotich Ushahidi and iHub who together with Erik Hersman, Ory Okolloh and Daudi Were over saw the innovation and phenomenal growth of Kenya’s first tech hub has announced that she will be joining a venture capital firm. “I am delighted to announce that I will be joining Africa Technology Ventures as Venture Partner.” Said Juliana Rotich in a Blog post on her website. Juliana who at the time…

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