The Kenyan Nomad

The Kenyan Nomad

About Me: Roshni Walia

I've always loved reading, and pretty soon I realised that I enjoyed writing too. I started this blog as a way to update friends and family on the weddings that kept happening in the family, but soon enough it turned into a forum for me to share my thoughts, opinions, and journey of growth. Whether this means reviewing a cool restaurant, talking about where I am in life, featuring a really cool guest blogger or making a list that I think would be useful to others, I hope to do it all. 

I'm a proud Kenyan (and I hate to disappoint, but no, I can't run very fast), and am absolutely lucky to have been born and brought up there. I got my honours degree in Economics from Sewanee: The University of the South, which I love dearly for all that it's given me.

I am a trained, certified, and accredited Executive Coach. I'm passionate about helping leaders and organisations unblock, unlock, and accelerate their potential. As an Executive Coach, I build on my leadership experience to do exactly this. Interested in working with me as a coach? Feel free to reach out!

I am currently pursuing my MBA at the Yale School of Management--read more about my motivations here. For my internship, I worked at Metis as their Chief of Staff. Before Yale, I was at Maisha Meds as their Director of Special Initiatives, and then as their Chief of Staff till July 2021. From 2016-20, I was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.

I also served on the Board of the Young Women Social Entrepreneurs (YWSE) network in Nairobi from 2015-19. 

Interested in working together? Contact me

Relevant links:

LinkedIn profile

Global Network Week on sustainable development post

Internship overview

Yale campus ambassador profile

Poets and Quants feature

McKinsey careers blog

All views expressed on this blog are strictly my own and do not represent any entity or organisation unless explicitly stated. 

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