Ella, a graduate of MIT, has worked on social enterprises in and around the slums of Nairobi for the past 3 years. With experience in systems design and a desire to improve women’s autonomy in a sustainable manner, Ella is one of the chief visionaries and designers of Soko.
Gwen is an internationally recognized expert in mobile technology for development. Specializing in solutions design at the intersection of social systems & technology, Gwen leverages her commitment to creating more equitable models of international trade to manage strategy & marketing at Soko.
Catherine has been involved in various ICT for development projects including with Stanford’s Nokia Africa Research Center building mobile apps for informal communities. At Soko, Catherine leads innovation to foster new scalable and appropriate solutions for entrepreneurs.
Programs & Social Impact Manager
Director of Artisan Entrepreneurship
Product Development Manager
Merchandising & Production Design Fellow