African Changemaker

Dr Lydiah Kemunto Bosire

Lydiah is a Kenyan social impact investor and the Founder and CEO of 8B Education Investments.

She has dedicated her career to improving educational outcomes in East Africa, and her work has had a profound impact on the lives of countless individuals. Through 8B Education Investments, Dr Bosire provides affordable financing and technical support to schools in East Africa, helping bridge the education gap and create a more equitable society.

8B is on a mission to enable African brilliance to have a global impact by connecting underserved students with world-class universities, affordable financing, and career networks.
8B also provides tools for African students to identify best-fit global universities and level up their applications with career support for job placement.

Dr Bosire holds a Master’s in public health from Harvard University and an MBA from INSEAD.
She has also worked as a physician in Kenya’s public health system and as a consultant for McKinsey & Company.

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