Meet our team

MAURINE BIRIR (FOUNDER AND CEO).

She is the founder of Worldgates and works to empower vulnerable women and youths within the community and sets the tone for how the enterprise deals with the entire business and social community. She is a Tony Elumelu fellow, was selected among 40 women entrepreneurs in the world as a 2018 vital voices growth fellow for her work in the renewable energy sector and empowering women entrepreneurs in renewable energy. She is also a beneficiary of the empowered entrepreneur by Winrock international and was selected as a speaker at Washington DC to speak as a panelist on women entrepreneurs in renewable energy. She has done entrepreneurship trainings for young people through Coca-Cola foundation, mercy corps and KYEOP project. She has been certified as an Ambassador in the Kenya Climate Action Teams project and received a Recognition award by Elsa Convection Trust for outstanding efforts in promoting environmental education and implementation of Eco-School programs.

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ROSELYNE MWANGI (DIRECTOR AND CO-FOUNDER) Roselyn is an Administrator currently charged with the Human Resource and Finance and Administration dockets of the Organization. With a wealth of experience, she has worked very closely with youth, adult youth, and women in the community. She community worker who helps advocate for youth and women friendly policies and practices to enhance empowerment among them.  While the enterprise is geared more towards trade, it is also keen on how it interacts with communities and other commercial entities. Roselyn is an essential cog in the HR/Finance department and central towards how the enterprise deals with the entire business and social community.

SHARON JERUTO (PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT OFFICER)

She is exemplary skills and knowledge of identifying products/service loopholes in markets. As the Product Development officer, she is tasked with the responsibility of product and service creation for the enterprise.

MERCY WAITHERA (SALES AND MARKETING)

She is a master’s graduate well furnished with current sales/marketing strategies making her one of the most valuable assets to the enterprise. Similarly, she is quite knowledgeable on sales models that are used by award-winning companies around Kenya having worked in various branding and marketing firms and organizations.