I am here and I have a story to be told. I aspire to teach entrepreneurs to fiercely follow their dreams and to not be afraid to let their dreams be WILD.
Jenny Nuccio is the Founder and President of Imani Collective—a non-profit woman-empowerment program focused on defeating generational poverty through education and employment opportunities in Mombasa, Kenya and surrounding communities. The collective facilitates change by underscoring the innate value of each woman while encouraging her to learn, create, and grow to her fullest potential as an artisan. With a bachelor’s degree in Leadership Development and a master’s degree in Leadership Education and Communications, Jenny has a well-rounded background in both academic research and practical application for implementing long-term solutions to the global challenge of disenfranchised women and children in developing regions. Having lived as an integral part of her Kenyan community since 2013, she is committed to the collaborative advancement of equitable opportunity for the friends she works with every day, as well as for marginalized populations world-wide.
Jenny is currently completing her Doctorate of Education in Leadership Education and Communications with an emphasis on Adaptable Leadership in international contexts. She also is a lifestyle blogger and motivational speaker.
GIVE BACK PARTNERSHIPS:
20% of all speaking engagements go to Imani Collective Holistic Programs and Bara Bara Boys Education Fees.
Founded in 2013, Imani Collective is a global social profit organization with a vision to see individuals and families rise above poverty and become empowered change agents. “Together, we provide opportunities that equip women to unleash their greatness through empowerment + opportunity + community.” Their programs serve the whole person. They recognize and celebrate the inherent, God-given potential in everyone, no matter what their circumstances. The amazing Imani artisans and employees are a daily inspiration as they overcome the odds that are stacked against them to rise above poverty. Empowered and equipped, they bravely and boldly lead their families to do the same, resulting in long-term generational and community impact. Imani Collective has witnessed how providing training and opportunity in the context of an authentic and loving community unleashes people’s greatness.
Bara Bara Boys (B3)
Bara Bara Boys (B3) is a program founded by Sean Nuccio in 2011. The effort of B3 is focused on a group of 30 – 35 boys in Mombasa, Kenya. The goal is to assist these boys off the streets and put them in a family environment where they can be restored through love and rehabilitation. B3 assists in drug and alcohol counseling and puts an immense amount of effort into finding opportunities for the boys to pursue an education or find adequate training for future steady employment. Besides just attending to the physical needs, B3 disciples and mentors daily through bible studies, fellowship nights and soccer.