Financial independence is a goal many strive to achieve, yet only a few accomplish it.
However, in most cases, this is a topic that can spark heated debate, promote quirky get-rich-quick schemes, or drive people to pursue transactions that they might otherwise never consider.
As we start the new year, we are sure to top of your new year’s resolution is managing your personal finances better.
Knowing your financial status at all times is vital. We should always be ready to take a reality check to assess the areas needed to improve and identify blind spots that hinder us from reaching our goals.
But how can you manage this and is it too late to get your finances right?
Join us for After office Hours with Waceke Nduati, Director and Founder of Centonomy Ltd, a company in the knowledge industry with a focus on Wealth Creation, as she shares with us her passion for equipping Africans with the essential tools. This knowledge helps them live financially successful and impactful lives.
She will also share with us her journey and transition into entrepreneurship, lessons learned on the way, milestones covered, and why everybody can create wealth and live out of their aspirations.
During the session, Waceke will also share the secrets of wealth creation through different types of investments.
Waceke has been talking money for the last 10 years and has gathered experience in the stock market, portfolio management, unit trust management, investment research, property finance, and accounting.
Please RSVP and see you then!
When: Thurs, 26th January Where: Nairobi Garage // 7th Floor Pinetree Plaza off Kamburu Drive Time: 5:00 PM
Waceke Nduati is the Founder of Centonomy Ltd (which she started in 2009 in Kenya), an Author, and an Entrepreneurship Coach.
She is driven by her passion for teaching people how to create wealth and Centonomy under her leadership, has been able to significantly change the lives of people in the East African Region region. This has been done through the various Financial Literacy as well as Entrepreneurship coaching programs which have reached over 500,000 people.
The impact has been seen as people who have gone through the programs get the confidence to pursue their dreams, overcome financial challenges, create wealth, start and grow sustainable businesses, employ people and become solution providers in their unique ways.
Waceke is a renowned thought leader and is popular for her ability to break down and demystify money & entrepreneurship in a way that is relevant for all.
This combined with her own practical experience in starting and growing a business that has the kind of impact Centonomy enjoys, has made her the go-to expert in matters of Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship for most media outlets and organizations in Kenya.
Waceke has been a financial columnist for the top daily newspaper in the country (the Daily Nation) publishing over 500 articles. She published her first book Making Cents in March 2019 which is being distributed across the region and has sold over 5,000 copies.
She has been called on to speak and train at various forums, seminars, and conferences.
This includes on several occasions being a panelist/speaker in various regions for UN Women on Economic/Financial Empowerment for Women.
She has given keynote addresses at various forums including at the Central Bank of Kenya, Safaricom, various banks, universities, churches, media organizations, numerous private organizations, and NGOs.
She has also worked with governments and parastatals. She is a board member at Old Mutual Securities and has also sat on a bank board.
Apart from her work with empowering over 2,000 entrepreneurs through Centonomy, she teaches Money & Entrepreneurship at Babson College (Massachusetts, USA); mentors other entrepreneurs in partnership with the Stanford Seed program (run by Stanford University) and has been an adjunct faculty member of Strathmore Business School (Nairobi, Kenya.)
She has received much recognition for her work including being nominated as of the top 50 Women to Watch in the country by Business Daily.
In 2021 she received the Builders of Africa Award from the African Diaspora Network in partnership with the United States African Development Foundation.
Waceke holds Masters Degrees in Banking & Finance, Professional Accounting. She also has had advanced entrepreneurship training from Babson College (USA), Stanford Seed Transformation Program (run by Stanford University), and the owner Manager Program at Strathmore Business school.
Prior to starting Centonomy, she had ten years of experience in the investment industry locally as well as internationally in Australia.
Please RSVP and see you then!