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. 

The organisation continues to impact education generally and the education of girls and women through the National Chapters and other partners.

In January 2021, she alongside other alumni of Loreto schools were lauded by President Uhuru Kenyatta for transforming the lives of many people and making Kenya a better country.

She has held more than five board positions at various companies and institutions such as Uchumi Supermarkets, National Council of Women of Kenya, Kenya Airways, Nation Newspapers Limited and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).