[Story 1] Where are they now? — The Story of Ian Mwangi

EMPACT Alumni Media
1 min readMay 10, 2023

Ian Mwangi is the Project Manager for WFP EMPACT Kenya. He graduated from EMPACT Programme in 2019, and remains an active Alumni of the EMPACT community.

By Oscar Omondi

Watch Ian Mwangi’s journey testimonial. 2022. Video: EMPACT Alumni Media/Xodus Digitals
Ian outlining his project strategy to Lauren Landis (Country Director, World Food Programme — Kenya) & Federico Naccarato (Head of Innovation — Kenya). 2022. Photo: Xodus Digitals/Oscar Omondi.

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