REVIEW: 18 Hours to live? | The Arena Kenya

The cast of 18 Hours at the films' premiere | picture courtesy of KenyaBuzz  by Nyambura Muroki On the  9th of October, 2015, Alex Madaga succumbed to head injuries sustained after a hit and run accident the previous day on his way home from his job as a security worker. His death caused a stir … Continue reading REVIEW: 18 Hours to live? | The Arena Kenya

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Celebrating (?) Nairobi’s Public Spaces #PlacemakingWeekNBI | The Arena Kenya

by Tessy Cherono Maritim picture courtesy Me, I love Nairobi. I was born and brought up here. I enjoy Nairobi's public spaces despite how dysfunctional they are. They instill a sense of collective ownership and community in what has increasingly become a privatized society. A Public Space can be defined as "a gathering spot or part … Continue reading Celebrating (?) Nairobi’s Public Spaces #PlacemakingWeekNBI | The Arena Kenya

Why You Should Come to #MatchMentor | The Arena Kenya

by The A-Team We're just under a month away from the Corporate Edition of MatchMentor! Like all MatchMentor events, it'll be an opportunity to engage one-on-one with a range of mentors from all walks of the corporate landscape. You'll get to ask them the questions that will help you kickstart and thrive in your career. … Continue reading Why You Should Come to #MatchMentor | The Arena Kenya

MatchMentor is back with another edition | The Arena Kenya

by The A-Team This November, MatchMentor returns with a very special *Corporate Edition*! After conversations with mentees at previous events and consultations as a team, we decided to design our last MatchMentor event of the year around the theme 'Corporate Edition'. What does Corporate Edition mean? This edition of MatchMentor will explore the corporate landscape … Continue reading MatchMentor is back with another edition | The Arena Kenya

OPPORTUNITY: Become an Arena Ambassador | The Arena Kenya

by The A-Team The Arena Kenya is looking for Arena Ambassadors to join The Arena! An Arena Ambassador is a campus student who represents, communicates, engages and liaises with the student fraternity on behalf of The Arena. Being an Arena Ambassador involves: REPRESENTATION- Representing The Arena at the campus level. COMMUNICATION- Being a key informant, … Continue reading OPPORTUNITY: Become an Arena Ambassador | The Arena Kenya

RECAP: Mobilising People for Social Change- Daisy’s Session | The Arena Kenya

by Tessy Cherono Maritim This post shares tips from Daisy Amdany's ‘How to Mobilise People for Social Change’ session at #MatchMentor: Social Changemakers edition which took place on Saturday 29th July. Daisy is the Executive Director, Community Advocacy and Awareness (CRAWN) Trust. She is a governance, development and women’s rights specialist and activist with several years’ … Continue reading RECAP: Mobilising People for Social Change- Daisy’s Session | The Arena Kenya

TIPS: What To Do After #MatchMentor | The Arena Kenya

by Chris Kariuki The MatchMentor event is just the beginning process of building mentorship and longer term engagement. Here are some tips on how to make most of networks made at MatchMentor: Reflect on the engagements you had at MatchMentor and determine who's work and personality you aligned with most. Be clear about what you … Continue reading TIPS: What To Do After #MatchMentor | The Arena Kenya