18 Mar 2022

Since 2018, the National Diversity and Inclusion Awards & Recognition (DIAR Awards), has been the platform for recognizing individuals and organizations in Kenya that are promoting diversity and inclusion. The awards broadly seek to provide a platform for sustained conversations and knowledge sharing on best practices on all matters Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. It focuses on the needs and opportunities within Africa as well as commitments to the Sustainable Development Goals and global trends

In the Gala Awards Ceremony held on 18th March 2022, the Executive Director FKE, Mrs. Jacqueline Mugo, was feted the 2nd Runners Up in the Diversity and Inclusion C- Suite Executive Category. The category recognizes executive Officers who have implemented unique programs in the or organizations to support their stakeholders or even staff.

Mrs. Mugo was recognized for her role in spearheading the Kenya Business Disability Network in Kenya. A platform that brings together employers with the sole purpose of promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities and making the workplaces disability friendly.

“When implemented correctly in organizations, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs can help drive positive organizational change, resulting in more innovation, happier and more engaged employees as well as increased growth” DIAR 2022.

We recognize the contribution of our members and partners without whose support this Award would not have been a reality. Find more about KBDN and how you can benefit by being a member on this website https://businessanddisability.or.ke/