Balqesa Abdi is a Young Peace Ambassador, youth and women empowerment activist and a journalist currently working in broadcast media, she holds a Master of Arts in International Studies from University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Science in Information Science from Moi University, Post graduate diploma in project management from Kenya institute of management and currently a student at institute of Diplomacy and international studies pursuing her Doctor of Philosophy in International studies. Besides working in the media, Balqesa has worked as a young person, with many other international organizations including, UN HABITAT information management Unit, US centre for disease control and prevention (CDC) on the Global Aids program, Refugee health program, International Organization for migration (IOM) as a research assistant for youth women and livelihood program. .
John Kaluvu is an expert in audit, compliance, financial reporting and risk management with over a decade of experience. He is an Alumni of Lenana School and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. He is also an entrepreneur and executive in various entities focusing on agriculture, investment and real estate; and a passionate advocate of youth empowerment and leadership.
Diana Sifuna is the Chief Executive Officer of The Youth Agenda (YAA), Kenya’s top Youth Non-Governmental Organization that deals with Youth Development and Advocacy. She is a passionate youth advocate with over 11 years of professional experience in media production, private sector and development sector. Prior to joining YAA in 2018, Sifuna served as Head of Marketing & Public Relations of an international real estate company Lordship Africa Ltd.