Esther Mwikali

Head of Community and Operations, Nairobi

Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, Esther is passionate about impact investment, entrepreneurship and innovation. Helping spur change in the Kenyan and regional ecosystem, one start-up at a time as the Community Manager at Mettā Nairobi.

Taking advantage of her mad Math skills and her love for growing economies worldwide, she did a double major degree in Economics and Finance from Kenyatta University. Prior to working with Mettā, Esther spent two years heading up partnerships and programs in an international leading creative institute, the Africa Digital Media Institute. Her interest in investments also led her to working for a real-estate investment and advisory firm, Scion Real, helping raise funds for different organisations across the country. She has also briefly worked with the Government of Kenya for different ministries on a volunteer basis. Esther is currently the Youth Representative for Kenya under AfCoP- an initiative run and under AfDB (Africa Development Bank). Breathing and loving the entrepreneurial space, Esther is at the front championing for Mettā, the value for members and the ecosystem.