February 4, 2013
Before setting off to Kenya's Rift Valley with Habitat for Humanity, I interviewed two women in Nairobi for a Kenyan edition of The Broad Experience.
Lydia Kaindi (above) has had her own event management company for 12 years. She leaves for work at 5.45a.m. every day to avoid getting stuck in Nairobi's infamous traffic jams, and often doesn't get home till late in the evening. She has strong views on what's happening to Kenyan men as women make more of an impact on the workforce. And Mercy Murugi, at just 29, is running a foundation that houses the Kibera Film School. The school trains a select number of young residents of Kibera, Nairobi's famously sprawling slum, in the skills they'll need to work in Kenya's film industry.