Nekesa Josephine Were is the Director of Platform Services at iHub Nairobi where she is responsible for developing and executing the organisation’s projects, membership and automation strategies. Previous to this Nekesa was the Director of Operations where she was responsible for ensuring the team functioned at a high level while increasing transparency and leading strategic projects to help the iHub achieve financial independence and self-sustainability.
Nekesa joined the iHub in 2010 from the company which she founded which run operations and logistics for event management, sporting and senior political leadership organisations leading teams of up to 300 people. Nekesa also has experience working with grassroots organisations with small budgets and over 20,000 members to improve their operations and logistics with the limited resources they have available to them.
She brings to the Afrilabs board a passion for Africa’s prosperity and will work to help implement Afrilab’s financial sustainability plan and achieve regional or continental collaboration of projects.