Six Under 40 Kenyan Lady CEOs Making it Big

When it comes to starting and running a successful business, a lot of input is needed from the start. Kenya has seen many young people become CEOs in their late twenties and early thirties.

Some of these CEOs are young ladies who believed in themselves and put blood, sweat and tears into their startups and are now reaping millions from their businesses.

Wonder who they are? Take a look at five of some of the most successful business women in Kenya today all below forty years.

Joanna Kinuthia

Joanna Kinuthia is the founder of Joanna Cosmetics, selling women makeup from eyeshadow pallets, different lipstick and gloss shades and eye lashes. Her business has grown so fast that she once confessed to have been surprised as she never expected such positive reception from Kenyan ladies.

Michelle Ntalami
Michelle was among the first Kenyan women to start a natural hair care range of products company. Marini her baby grew steadily in a few years to become one of the biggest and best hair care products companies for women with natural hair.  Michelle just celebrated her 36th birthday and seems to enjoy what life has thrown at her.

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Alhuddah Njoroge

Popularly know as Huddah by her fans and followers, Huddah took the risk and ventured into the cosmetics industry in the country when many were afraid to do so. She has since taken her brand Huddah Cosmetics across borders where her products are widely sort after.

Nancie Mwai

Nancie Mwai who is a v-logger is also the owner and founder of Shop New Level which basically focuses on women fashion from clothes, shoes, and jewelry. She dresses the who is who in the country and is known to have the best and recent fashionable items.

Sheila Ndinda

Sheila is the founder and CEO of Spritz Hair Studio a salon that caters to women with natural hair. Just like Nancie she is a v-logger who has one of the few salons in the country which focuses on natural African hair.

Phoina Tosha

Phoina runs her successful hair salon spa and is also one of the most sort after makeup artists in Kenya. Apart from that Phoina sells artificial hair.