Kendi Ntwiga, a former Microsoft Kenya Country Leader, is now the Global Head of Misrepresentation at social networking behemoth Meta.
Kendi took over the position last month after leaving Microsoft in April and will be working from Meta’s Ireland office.
Kendi will be tasked with leading the misrepresentation team in global operations under community products to drive the operational procedure to grow the organization’s enforcement of community standards.
She will also collaborate with cross-functional teams in Engineering and Product Development, as well as other teams in Global Operations, to scale projects from inception to launch.
Kendi has over 16 years of expertise developing, leading, and implementing business strategies for technology enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa, having worked for high-tech multinational corporations such as HP, Oracle, Intel, and Check Point.
She is also a proponent of community service, and the US government recognized her as an Emerging Leader in Innovation and Entrepreneurship through the TechWomen program.
Kendi is the founder of She-Goes-Tech, an organization that encourages young girls and women to pursue STEM education and careers. In 2019, she was named one of Kenya’s Top 40 Under 40 Women Leaders.
She holds a degree in International Business Management and studied Computer Science. She is a Santander African Women Foundation Fellow who studied entrepreneurial leadership at Babson College in the United States.