Leading PR & rating agency, Avance Media and Jagari Designs have announced finalists for the 3rd edition of the prestigious annual ranking focused on young people dubbed: 100 Most Influential Young Kenyans.
According to Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media, this year’s list has a gender record of 48 females and features young Kenyans who have made remarkable contributions towards their respective fields which has extended impact to other young people across Kenya and beyond.
Public voting has also commenced on ke.avancemedia.org to determine the influence of the nominees in their categories and in the overall ranking.
The ranking which was launched in 2016 was won by Comedian & TV Personality Dan Churchill Ndambuki as voted the 2016 Most Influential Young Kenyan
Some notable personalities nominated include: King Kaka, Elizabeth Ntonjira, Raphael Obonyo, Darshan Chandaria, Xtian Dela, Victor Wanyama etc
After launching the initiative in Ghana in 2015, Avance Media has been able to partner various organisations across Africa to extend the ranking to Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania & DR Congo and is expected to announce a global ranking in 2019.