Kendi Ntwiga-Nderitu, who previously worked as the Country Leader at Microsoft Kenya, is now the Global Head of Misrepresentation at Meta, a social media giant based in Ireland. Kendi assumed the role this May after leaving Microsoft in April. Her new role at Meta involves heading a team in global operations to push for operational protocol and enforcement of standards that affect the community.
Kendi will be involved with cross-functional engineering and product development within Meta Global to upscale products to the launch stage.
Past work experience for Kendi includes being General Manager of the East, West, and Central Africa Cluster at Check Point Software Technologies and holding leadership roles at HP, Oracle, and Intel.
She is also a champion in community services.
She was recognised as an Emerging Leader in Innovation and Entrepreneurship by the US government through the TechWomen program.
She is the founder of She-Goes-Tech, an initiative that mentors young girls and women to take STEM courses and remain in STEM careers.
In 2019, she was named Top 40 under 40 woman leaders in Kenya.