What excites me about innovation and the fellowship program : Participating in the innovation fellowship will provide me with the skills to create and transform new & existing knowledge into new products, processes, or services that meet market needs.
Ian has bottomless excitement for the potential of mobile technology to put products/services into the hands of the people that need them the most.
David Githaiga is a Biologist by profession with a BSc in Biological Sciences from the University of Nairobi. David is experienced in laboratory techniques, bioinformatics methods, and program management having previously worked at Kenya Institute of Bioinformatics, Council of Governors and World Youth Alliance Africa. He is a self-taught web designer, PHP, and Python programmer. His inspiration for joining the University of Nairobi Innovation Fellowship is the desire to acquire skills that will enable him to convert his ideas to practical applications that will make an impact in the country. His focus is, especially, within the health realm and wishes to contribute towards the attainment of Universal health coverage in the country. He is strong on the values of modesty and loyalty. David is very passionate about science (R.I.P Stephen William Hawking CH CBE FRS FRSA) and loves to read, travel, watching movies/sports, and play football. Check his LinkedIn profile on https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-maina-14272490 , follow him on twitter https://twitter.com/tweedzvidz or contact him via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Big data and Space Science
"Imagery is visible intelligence”. I am a graduate in remote sensing and GIS from the University of Nairobi with second class honors (upper division) and currently finished my master’s in the same field. I have strong technical experience and education in Big data and space science. I also possess strong skills in GIS programming, big data mining, data analysis and strong customer service to my clients. I have a full understanding of the full life cycle of remote sensing. I also have experience in learning and excelling at new technologies as needed. I’m a resourceful investigator, a creative problem solver and a strong motivator. I like to research new trends, analyze information, and discover new inspiration. I like the UON innovation fellowship as it provides a platform for exposure to new challenges and ways of solving them.
Business Development Manager, Entrepreneur and Leadership
Email: email@example.com Mobile: 0780920648 or 0724796937 Academic qualifications: MA (Project Planning and Management), and BA (Political Science, Sociology and Communications) Talents: Public Speaking, Negotiation, Persuasion and Situation Analysis Skills: Research, Political engagements, fundraising, formal and informal writing, project planning and management, and personal development. The fellowship provide a platform to network with creative minds and develop innovations. It provides us with design thinking understanding where you are able to relate with the various ideas you have been developing over time. The emphases on Teams, makes me realize the importance of understanding team’s dynamics and building up teams that can succeed. The classroom setting and engagements is awesome, it deviate from the formalized system, and provide a more engagements between the facilitator and the fellows.