Ivy Karushi Akii is a young African social entrepreneur passionate about transforming the lives of young women. She collaborates with like-minded organisations as an advisor, facilitator, speaker, and mentor to inspire young people to be leaders in the entrepreneurial space.
Ivy is the co-founder of I’m Baobab company that supports eco-friendly innovations in Kenya and Sae Company in South Korea which is focussed on providing inclusive and sustainable societal solutions using digital platforms. She is a co-founder of Beleven Company in Spain and the USA where she served as the company’s 2nd CEO and 1st female CEO.
She is a co-creator of various community impact projects focusing on: utilising waste fabric to create aesthetic value on notebooks; sustainable fashion; COVID-19 advocacy; teenage pregnancy awareness, and recycling plastics to the fabric-circular economy.
Ivy is also an accomplished young leader in the World Organisation of Scout Movement.
Ivy Karushi Akii is the co-author of the book #MyVoice - A Collective Memoir by Women of Substance (Vol-I). Her chapter is "The Unbound Eagle."