Yvonne Okwara Appointed NGO Board Chair: “You’ll Still See Me on TV”

April 5, 2023

Citizen TV news presenter Yvonne Okwara has been appointed the Chair of the Enactus Kenya Advisory Council.

The celebrated journalist announced her new appointment on Tuesday, March 4, saying she was honoured to chair the council.

Yvonne Okwara mentioned that she has been serving on the council for about six years.

“I’m honoured to announce my appointment as Chair of the Enactus Kenya Advisory Council.

“I have been with the council since 2017 and have seen first hand the importance of empowering young people to innovate and connecting them with markets,” the journo wrote.

She added: “It is now my greatest honour and responsibility to Chair the council and reinvigorate it following the slump in activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Okwara, who hosts The Explainer Thursday show, also assured her audience that the appointment will not affect her TV job.

“Oh and I’m still a journalist and serving in my current role, so you’ll still see me on TV! I intend to use my strengths, networks and platform to advance the work we’ve already been doing across the country! So help me God!” she concluded.

Enactus Kenya is an international organization that connects students, academic, and business leaders through entrepreneurial-based projects that empower them.

The NGO partners with 33 universities, both public and private, and has impacted the lives of over 7000 graduates.

Okwara will serve as the chair of its advisory council for four years.

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