Karen MbuguaHead of Marketing & Events
Karen Mbugua has over 10 years of experience in print media, business operations and events management. Currently, she is the Marketing Director at African Speakers + Artists Ltd tasked with development and implementation of the brand strategy, outreach marketing and start-to-end events conceptualisation and management.
Over the past year, she has successfully been the Team Lead on several big projects including an international conference, financial launch and summit, music concert and a social dinner. She brings a wealth of experience in budget management, vendor onboarding and management, flawless execution and overall project coordination.
Karen is also a journalist and a former Features editor with The Star Newspaper in Kenya. While here, her team was feted every year at the CNN Awards for their exemplary and captivating stories on health, investigative exposes and human-interest features.
She is passionate about the environment and is the interim president of Greening Kenya, an initiative started by PR and media practitioners aimed at creating a sustainable tree planting culture and increase the country’s forest cover.
Karen holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from USIU-Africa with a minor in diplomacy.Read more Read less