Many young people look for jobs but struggle to start their own companies
Annabelle Gichure is the CEO and Founder of Transform Generations Afrika, a hub for mentorship, empowerment, and personal development for the youth.
Education: Brainstorm Academy, Tumutumu Girls, and the University of Nairobi for a degree in Psychology and Religious Studies.
Experience: I am a psychologist, life skills teacher, child coach and a child enthusiast. I am passionate about nurturing, empowering and transforming children through education, coaching, counselling and mentorship. I believe academic excellence starts from self mastery. I am your go-to child coach.
First job/salary: I chose to create employment and start my own organisation. Lots of young people look for jobs but don’t want to struggle in creating their own companies. I chose to take my first jump and create my organisation
Worst /best job: Best job is in Transform Generations Afrika. It is my best because I love nurturing, empowering and mentoring children. It is my gift and purpose and I am able to transform lives through it.
First /current neighborhood: Membley Estate.
Worst mistake: This makes me laugh. My worst mistake has been overtrusting people who always end up letting me down.
Missed opportunity: None.
One thing you can not give away: The love and satisfaction I get when working with and mentoring children.
Unforgettable Person: My mentor. She has been very instrumental in my life.
Best advice ever: You are your greatest resource, keep going and don’t give up.