Muthoni Wachira Kanyana, an alumna of the 2001 graduating class (Bachelor of Commerce – Marketing), has been recognised among the top 40 under 40 women, 2015 by the Business Daily.
The paper, a Nation Media Group publication ran profiles of the top 40 women below the age of 40 on Friday, August 7. Muthoni , 38 was ranked number 18. She was the only other top nominee in the marketing category.
In the profile, the paper recognizes her passion early in life, “A 22-year-old university student walks into an interactive agency, 3mice, to ask for a job after reading the firm’s story in the newspaper. Despite not having yet graduated, she sells herself as the best marketer and lands the job.”
She is currently the head of Marketing, CSR and Sustainability at Imperial Bank where she has been for the last 10 years.
Top 40 under 40 is an annual program that rates top women in Kenya against the criteria of the freshness of the candidate, integrity and their outstanding contribution to Kenya's economy; ingenuity, performance and durability of their projects; multinational reach and above all those who excel in the emerging sectors such as social enterprise.
Muthoni is an accomplished executive with experience in marketing communications, corporate social responsibility and sustainability reporting in the banking industry as well as experience in advertising, handling brands in the FMCG, NGO and service industries. She is a Chartered Marketer from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) and also holds a post-graduate diploma in Marketing from the same institution. Muthoni is passionate about Sustainability and Sustainability Marketing.
Muthoni is also a Founding Trustee of Muwa Foundation; a charity registered in Kenya and the US to provide a platform to develop disadvantaged girls and boys into great leaders in their communities through education and mentorship. She also serves on the Marketing Society of Kenya Council.
In February this year, she gave a talk to CUEA marketing students on building sustainable brands and was also the guest speaker at the finalists’ dinner at KICC in April.
We congratulate Muthoni Kanyana on her great achievement. We are honored to be your Alma Mater.
His Eminence Berhaneyesus Cardinal Souraphiel has condemned the April 2 Garissa University attack where 147 students died.
Speaking during a graduation mass at CUEA whose theme was ‘I choose life’, the chancellor said that the church has always stood for the sanctity of life and echoed Pope Francis words that such acts of violence especially contributing to loss of human life should be condemned.
The family of a CUEA Gaba campus graduate was on May 30 involved in an accident along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway.
The accident claimed the life of the graduands mother and her sister’s son.
The graduate, Valentine Jemutai Kendagar was conferred with a degree in Computer Science during the May graduation held the previous day, May 29 at Langata.
Dear CUEA Family, beloved Citizens of CUEA, the Pentecost we celebrated this past Sunday is a great event to those who believe because the Descent of the Holy Spirit, the Spirit of God is a blessing that no one can afford to ignore or neglect. As a free gift from God, the Holy Spirit comes to shape and transform our lives, to strengthen our vocations, to give more meaning to our labour, to instruct our Family in the way of unity and harmony, peace and righteousness. This Pentecost matters to us on two accounts.
First, in the first reading of the day, the Acts of the Apostles proclaim: