Ms. Nancy Amunga

Ms. Nancy Amunga

Nancy Amunga is an astute entrepreneur from Kenya who runs Dana logistics. Her company offers corporate delivery services, transportation services and clearing and forwarding services (Imports and Exports). www.danacommunications.co.ke

She has won several international accolades for her business and also for the work she does with fellow youth. Nancy is an awardee of the Commonwealth Young entrepreneur of the year 2018 which she was awarded during the Commonwealth heads of Government meeting in London; she is also the youngest honoree of the African Achievers Awards- social impact category which she received at the House of Commons, UK parliament in July 2018.

Nancy is an E-founder fellow, after a successful training with Mr. Jack Ma and UNCTAD at the Alibaba Business School in Hangzhou, China. She was also among the 32 women in Kenya who were successfully trained under the UNCTAD-EMPRETEC women in business program.

Nancy has been exposed to the United Nations meetings, and during the World Investment forum at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland she engaged as a speaker in different sessions focusing on policies affecting the youth and women in business.

During the first UNCTAD Africa E-Commerce week in Nairobi, Kenya in 2018, she played a big role in the representation of the women in the E-Commerce space where she sat in panels to speak on the same.

Nancy has been exposed to the Commonwealth and has engaged in different commonwealth activities including coming up with the outcome document for the Commonwealth youth Forum and successfully represented the young entrepreneurs under Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs- E. Africa as the coordinator

Due to her commitment in youth and women advocacy, she was honored with a Dedication and Excellence certificate from the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KNCCI)

She has also had the honor of being a speaker at the University of Nottingham in the UK during their yearly Africa Summit, and in South Africa she made a presentation on the youth employability in sub-Saharan Africa an event organized by the Commonwealth in conjunction with the British Council, DFID and the South African government.

Her main aim is to give an opportunity to budding entrepreneurs and share her experience from her five years entrepreneurship journey and this; she does through the Sprout Agenda umbrella, an initiative that she formed back in 2016 for the same.

Nancy has received media coverage from both international and local media covering her work and her years of resilience, persistence and determination.

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