Peter Tabichi

Peter Tabichi is a teacher at Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School, Nakuru County.

Tabichi made headlines in 2019 after he was recognised as the best teacher in the world after winning the Global Teacher Prize 2019.

He was recognised for giving 80 per cent of his salary to various community programs around the school.

Paul Wainaina

Prof Paul Wainaina is the current Vice Chancellor of Kenyatta University, a position he has held since August 2016.

Apart from serving as the VC of KU, he is also a full Professor of Philosophy of Education at the institution.

Simon Gicharu

Simon Gicharu is the founder and chairman of Mount Kenya University.

Gicharu is the current chairman of the Water Service Regulatory Board (WSRB), a position which he will hold for the next three years following his appointment by former President Uhuru Kenyatta in August.

David Ndetei

Ndetei is currently the Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Nairobi. He has held the position since 1995.

In addition, he is the Founding Director of Africa Mental Health Foundation (AMHF).

Sam Mwaniki

Sam Mwaniki is a Kenyan teacher, who started off as a primary school teacher.

He is the winner of the 2021 Facebook Accelerator Program. 

He is the founder of Teachers Notice Board Kenya, whose main aim is to bring teachers, trainees and tutors from all Teacher Training Colleges in Kenya together to build relationships, share 

Wilson Sossion

Sossion is a nominated member of parliament representing workers' interest in the National Assembly and has been active in educational matters since he started teaching in 1993, at Tenwek High School, in Bomet. 

He has been passionately fighting for the rights of teachers.

Ayub Mohammed

Ayub Mohammed is an Islamic teacher at Eastleigh High School in Nairobi.

In 2016, he was named among 10 finalists who were nominated for the prestigious United States Global Teacher award.

Eddah Gachukia

Eddah Gachukia is an entrepreneur synonymous with being the co-founder of the Riara group of schools.

She is also the founding Executive Director of the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), an organisation that has received several awards and honours for its contribution to female education in Africa. 

Julius Jwan

Julius Jwan is the Principal Secretary of the State Department for Early Learning and Basic Education.

He served as the Director/CEO at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD).