Address: Elimu Resource Centre, MALINDI
Nina Chung is Founder and President of Elimu.
Dividing her time between Kenya and Canada, she undertakes the leadership of the Kenyan team in collaboration with the CEO. She manages the liaison with the Canadian board of directors, and both Kenyan and international outreach for funding, resource and partnership development. She left a successful business to her partner in Ottawa, Canada in 2004 to volunteer in Kenya on a two-year business skills transfer posting with Voluntary Services Overseas (UK). During that time, she began assisting children with education and entrepreneurship training and soon after established, the charity Elimu to make her projects sustainable. Nina has over 30 years experience in project management, partnership development, international marketing and business strategy planning. She worked over 14 years marketing international travel and cultural exchange programs and services to youth and student markets in Canada, USA, Europe and the Pacific Rim. In 1996, she started a successful marketing consulting firm in Ottawa, Canada providing marketing research, strategic planning, project implementation and program evaluation especially for the international youth and college student travel industry. She has conducted market research and implemented communications programs for culturally diverse consumer markets. She has lived and worked in a variety of cultural environments. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from the University of Western Ontario, Canada.