Our Experts and Mentors (Ext)

Meet our Experts and Mentors(Ext.), a pool of African Professionals with different academic and professional skills who pursued their career in Germany. Our core goal is to identify sustainable technologies and solutions that are suitable for the African market as we also mentor young professionals, students and entrepreneurs regarding available opportunities in Germany and Africa.

Cynthia Kamau

Mentor/CIM Programme "Migration for Development"

MSc Environmental Management, University of Kiel, Kenyan Coordinator for CIM Programme "Migration for Development" (www.cimonline.de), Happy Returnee

Dr. -Ing Benson K. Kenduiywo

Mentor/DAAD Nacosti Fellow

PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering (DAAD/Nacosti Scholarship) at Technical University Darmstadt. Lecturer at JKUAT Lecturer in Kenya, Happy Returnee

Dr. Sospeter Ngoci Njeru

Mentor/DAAD Nacosti Fellow

PhD in Biochemistry (DAAD/Nacosti Scholarship) at Leibniz Institute for Age Research in Jena, Germany, Lecturer at Kisii University

Jesse Karanja

Mentor/German School Nairobi Alumni

Rhein-Waal University Bachelor of Arts -BA, International Relations and Affairs, German School Nairobi Alumni

Dr. Oliver Kirui

Mentor/ZEF Postdoc Fellow

Senior Researcher & Postdoc Fellow (ZEF Scholarship) at Center for Development Research (ZEF) University in Bonn, Germany

Dr. Jethron A. Akallah

Mentor/Hans Boeckler Foundation Fellow

PhD in History and Technology (Hans Boeckler Foundation Scholarship), Technical University Darmstadt , Lecturer at Maseno University, Happy Returnee

Dr. Lydia Radoli

Mentor/KAAD Scholar Fellow

PhD in Development Sociology (KAAD Scholarship), Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus. Founder of Diaspora Radio (www.diasporaradio.org)

Dr. Wamai Mwangi

Mentor/DAAD Nacosti Fellow

PhD in Mechatronic Engineering (DAAD/Nacosti Scholarship), Chemnitz University of Technology, Lecturer at JKUAT

Betty Rono

Mentor/Alexander von Humbolt Fellow

Climate Protection Fellow at Alexandre von Humboldt International Berlin, Lecturer at Egerton University, Happy Returnee

MD David Thuku

Mentor/Medical Doctor

Medical Doctor (Johanniter WaldKrankenhaus), Medicine Studies at Bonn University, Studienkolleg in Bonn

Philly Y. Makora


B.A Publizist, University Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Studienkolleg Mainz, Blogger (www.yambomakora.com)

Collins Agoro

Mentor/Afrika Kommt

Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)/Afrika Kommt Fellow with B Braun Melsungen

Joy Wendo

Mentor/Bertelsmann Data Science Scholarship Fellow

Computer Scientist/Nano Degree in Data Science (Bertelsmann Data Science Scholarship), Udacity Online University

Allan Mutagwaba

Mentor/Entrepreneur (MAKCoffee)

Master of Arts (MA) in International Business and Finance, University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg, Founder of MAK Afrika (www.mak-coffee.com)

Mshai Mwakidedela

Mentor/Co-Founder Asili ya Mwanamke

Social studies at the University in Hamburg, Co-Founder of Asili ya Mwanamke- Natur der Frau e.v.

James E. Njoroge

Mentor/Founder Evansonslabs Consulting & Coaching

Bachelor and Master in Economics at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität in Freiburg, Studienkolleg Heidelberg. Founder of Evansonslabs Consulting & Coaching (www.evansonslabs.de); ERGO insurance agent

Sarah N. Wanjiru

Mentor/Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant/ Apprenticeship (Ausbildung als Zahnartztassistentin in Munich)

Barr. Edith O. Lawani

Mentor/Lawyer/Co-Founder & Director of GAaNF

Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Dipl.-Jur. Univ / State exam, Field Of Study Rechtswissenschaft (Law), Lawyer and Co-Founder & Director of GAaNF (www.gaanf.org), Managing Director of The Bridge Consulting

Boniface Owuor

Mentor/Sustainable Mobilities

Msc. Sustainable Mobilities at the HfWU Nuertingen-Geislingen University

Germano R. Mugambi

Mentor/KAAD Scholar Fellow/Returnee

Masters of Electrical Engineering at the University of Rostock (KAAD Scholarship), Returnee, Assistant Lecturer at Egerton University

Linda Ochwada

Mentor/Geo-data Scientist

Geodata Scientist, M.Sc. Geodesy and Geoinformation Science, TU Berlin, Masters in Climate Change, Climate KIC & European Institute of Innovation and Technology, Cofounder Company Name Kenderaalala Women Group, Founder of AfroAI

Augustine Kiama

Mentor / Founder of SIFT

B. Sc in Finance & Economics at the Jonannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Studienkolleg Mainz, Founder & CEO of SIFT

Milka Oromo

Mentor/Business Administrator

International Business at University of Applied Sciences Nürnberg, Studienkolleg at University of Applied Sciences Coburg

Chembea Suleiman

Mentor/Masters of Arts Degree in Religion (Islamic)

Masters of Arts Degree in Religion (Islamic) Islamic Studies (Islamwissenschaft) University of Bayreuth

Anne Nyokabi

Mentor/Computer Scientist/Deutschland Stipendium

M. Sc. Computer Science, Technical University Munich, Deutschlandstipendium Scholarship Holder, Attendee Grace Hopper Celebration

Effie Ogutu


Pharmacy (State Exam), Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Studienkolleg Munich

Simon Manyara

Mentor/Pharmacist/Afrika Kommt Fellow/

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Global Health (Non-Communicable Diseases) Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm), Afrika Kommt Fellow with Boehringer Ingelheim

Dr. Angela Mule

Mentor/Medical Doctor/Returnee

Medical School Hannover, Happy Returnee (Senior Medical Officer Kenya), Advisory Committee of Curafa

Elizabeth Horlemann

Mentor/Certified Life Coach

Certified professional cognitive coach, mentor, leading motivational speaker and trainer in St. Hubert Germany.

Wambui Kimani


Advocate of the High Court of Kenya/Returnee/Apprenticeship as a Nurse in Germany

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