University of Nairobi students in the University Students Initiative to Society (USIS)
and Presedential Awards (PA) clubs organized a forum .
The forum addressed position of the youth in the fourth wave of
industrial revolution. This is the kind of industrial revolution characterized by
increased mobile global connectivity and powerful data analytics.
Mr. Alfred Ogolla, Founder of Gooding Africa enthusiastically shared stories of
his life and the lessons that he has drawn from them. He addressed the
issue of Attitude towards life, how entrepreneurship should be viewed versus
employment and striving to be a better individual. He urged the youth to follow
their passion and not be swayed by the societal expectations.
"If you do what is easy, your life will be hard, but if you do what is hard,
your life will be easy." He ended his speech with this remarks.
Joan Nduti, representative, Centonomy Limited talked about how to make money,
acquire wealth and have financial discipline.
She challenged the youth to develop a savings culture.
Raymond Kipchumba, Research Analyst ABC Limited said that planning
is essential that one should know exactly what they want to do.He touched on 3
key points, that one should acquire: Discipline, Operational and Managerial skill.
Mr. David Njeru, Manager, Astral Aviation Limited, Mr. Kamau, CEO, Young
Enterpreneurship Network,YEN, Ken Mbusiro and Festus Mutia, Students, UON who run
a real estate firm are mong those who spoke during the forum.