Charity Wanjiku is a vibrant young entrepreneur with a keen interest in the renewable energy and construction spaces. An accomplished leader in tech, Charity is a 2018
Forbes Top 50 Women in Tech in the World
, was awarded 2017
African Female Tech Entrepreneur
by World Economic Forum
and has been one among the
40 most influential women in Kenya’s 2016 Top 40 Under 40.
She is a registered architect and the Co-Founder & COO of
Strauss Energy Ltd.
an award-winning energy enterprise that provides disruptive energy solutions to meet the gaping energy deficiency in Africa and the world at large. Kenya has an average of 300 clear sunny days per year (900 trillion kWh/year), providing a huge opportunity for solar energy generation.
Charity is working towards a future where solar cells are an integrated part of construction. She embarks on service-above-self projects, one of which entails mentoring young women and women entrepreneurs who seek to take up challenging STEM careers that will aid in changing the world for the better.