Enock Onsare

Country: Kenya
Sector: Other Industries
Job title: Founder
Subject of study: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
Year of graduation: 2020
Type/Level of study: Post graduate

Current Employer/Organisation Name

Trans Nzoia Incubation Hub

What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?

I have worked for a government agency Kenya National Innovation Agency (KeNIA) an organization mandated to coordinate and manage the innovation ecosystem in Kenya. Currently, I work as the executive director of www.transhub.co.ke where we support innovators, start-ups, and SMEs to Scale.

Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?

I chose this career because the biggest challenge facing youths globally is Unemployment and lack of economic opportunities. The Hub provides a platform to help the youth in achieving their dreams of economic empowerment. The thing I enjoy most in my current role is seeing my fellow youth succeed in establishing viable businesses.

Please tell us if you were a member of any societies, groups or sports clubs?

I was a member of Exeter Enactus.

What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?

Meeting, Interacting with my colleagues of diverse nationalities.

What did you enjoy most about studying here?

The high quality educational experience.

Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

Exeter is one of the leading business schools in the world.

What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?

The experience of studying in a foreign country has helped be to learn how to easily adapt in difficult situations. It has also enabled me to be a resilient person.

What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?

Your choice to study at the university of Exeter will be one of the best decisions you will have made in your life.

What are your plans for the future?

To work as a Government Minister in the Republic of Kenya.

 

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