Career Talks

Webinar Topics For  UoN Open Day

Thursday February 18, 2021

  1. Pursuing Rewarding Careers   10:00 am-12:00 noon

Moderator: Dr. Fred Otieno, Dental School, University of Nairobi

 Panelists: Dr. Moses Ikiara, MD, Kenya Investment Authority (KIA)

                  Mr. David Osulah, Corporate Manager, Qatar Airways

                   Dr. Nicholas Letting’, CEO, KASNEB

Link : Here

  1. Jobs and Skills  for the Future Workplace  2:00-5:00 pm

Moderator: Johnson Kinyua, Dean of Students, University of Nairobi

Panelists:     Edith Okoki, Director General, National Employment Authority, Kenya

                      John Matogo, University Programs Leader, IBM

Link: Here

Friday February 19, 2021

  1. Opportunities in Digital Age 9:00-11:00 am

Moderator: Dr. Ann Aseey, Open Distance and e-Learning, University of Nairobi

Panelists:     Dorcas Muthoni, OpenBusiness Africa Limited

                       Andrew Gakiria,  Microsoft

                      Jane Mutulili, Senior Consulting Engineer-Civil

Link: Here

  1. Research as a Career- 10:00 am -11:00 am

Moderator: Everlyn Muendo

Presenter: Prof. Attiya Waris, Director, Research, University of Nairobi

Link : Here

  1. Innovations & Entrepreneurship in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.-2:00 -5:00 pm

Moderator: Prof. Mary Kinoti, Director, University of Nairobi Intellectual Property Management Office

Panelists:     Prof. Bitange Ndemo, School of Business, University of Nairobi

                        Prof. X.N. Iraki, School of Business, University of Nairobi

Link : Here

Each college will have a platform to interact with external stakeholders and specific departments/units/faculty/school will get a chance to interact with their prospective students.


Career opportunities in Project Planning 11-12.30 PM.


          Eng. Raymond Ndambuki (Project Manager)
          Nicki Spence – Head of Project Management CARDNO East Africa
          Abdallah Fadhil – Project Developer Lamu
         Tsuma Baruwa – Programmes Manager CEDMAC
          Phina Habade Buya – Moderator

Career opportunities in Law, 3PM – 4.30PM
Speaker:   Advocate Ambrose Weda (MBS)

Career opportunities in Business  5PM – 6.30 PM
. Fredrick Oyugi – Head of SGR Reconciliation, Kenya Ports Authority
Fathiya Noordean – Center Manager ABSA Nyali Branch
SokwalaSharuq Amin- Chief Finance Officer – Ajab- Grain Industries Ltd