March 7, 2019 — People
Founder, Flone Initiative
Naomi Mwaura is the founder of Flone Initiative, an organization working to a create a safe and professional public transport industry in Kenya. She was a lead organizer for the MyDressMyChoice campaign, which saw thousands of women protest against gender-based violence in the Kenyan public transport. She is also a co-founder of Mama Afrika Festival, an organization that highlights and celebrates women in the arts. As part of Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, Naomi completed a civic leadership fellowship at Tulane University, USA. She was named “BBC 100 Inspirational and Influential Women” 2017 and featured in Forbes Women, BBC, and Aljazeera. She was one of the winners of the 2018 Ashoka Challenging Norms, Powering Economies Challenge.