Enabling career advancement for women in Kenya

As Kenya continues to focus on reducing high youth unemployment alongside increasing gender equality, we will see more and more young Kenya women enter the professional workforce. SMEs that are proactive and forward-thinking in how to retain and advance those talents will be able to most effectively leverage their teams over the long-run. Over the next year, Shortlist Professionals & Open Capital will be working on tools and case studies of solutions high-growth SMEs operating in Kenya have found to be effective for retaining and advancing women in their workforces to support companies in addressing these complex challenges. In this piece, we summarise the key dimensions related to career advancement for women in Kenya.