Dr. Lydiah Kemunto Bosire
Founder & CEO
Social pioneer • Innovative Finance • UN & World Bank • 20 yrs experience in global policy • Oxford & Cornell
4x entrepreneur • 25 yrs experience • Back office to early SoFi & CommonBond • Pioneer in ”lending as a service” space
Operations leader 15 yrs • Student lending expert • Built multiple startup loan programs including PenFed’s • COO, Purefy • Emory • MBA, Wake Forest
Head of Finance
10 years in investment management & corporate finance. Partner, Celestine Fund.Pioneered East Africa’s first bond trading fund. CFA Level III candidate.
Entrepreneur • 10 yrs in education sales & international education • Top 100 Most Influential People of African Descent (‘18) • International student recruiting expert
Pauline has over a decade of experience as a journalist and expert researcher. She has served as Editor-in-Chief at multiple publications and is adept at online marketing.
Country Manager, Uganda
Jenna is 8B Education’s Country Manager in Uganda. Prior to 8B, Jenna worked as a sales person for Prudential Assurance. Jenna also founded a travel and tour company where she gained extensive experience managing day to day budgetary operations, generating new leads, and developing new marketing strategies.
Fenah Moraa Bosire
Country Manager, Kenya
Fenah has over 10 years working as a Customer Experience Manager with Kenya’s leading bank, Kenya Commercial Bank. Armed with rich leadership skills, she is currently involved in the entrepreneurial space leading many organizations.
Country Manager, Ghana
Leticia brings years of experience in customer service and banking to her role as a recruiter and onboarder for the 8B platform. She worked as a Relationship Manager for United Bank for Africa (Ghana), and as an Account and Sales Officer for Unilever Key Distributor.
Rebecca has worked extensively over the years as an executive assistant and life coach. Weaving these two roles together, she ushers in a place where communication, organization, and goal-setting land authentically and exuberantly at the home of 8B. BA, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities; MA in English from Brooklyn College – CUNY.
Kipkorir is a Software Engineer specializing in innovative solutions and cutting-edge research, with a Bsc Eng from Technical University of Mombasa.