FKE Annual Employer Conference and Kenya Business and Disability Network Launch
19 Oct 2020
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FKE had its annual employer conference on 18th to 20th November 2020. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Building resilient enterprises, creating wealth and jobs’ and the Kenya Business and Disability Network was launched on the 19th of November(11:15 am EAT) on the second day of the conference. FKE’s management sought to ensure that the KBDN is entrenched in FKE’s calendar of activities as a sustainability measure in international best practice and as a mobilization strategy in order to ensure that disability inclusion was at the center of employers’ engagements.
Company members shared video testimonials in support of the Network and an array of speakers graced the occasion including: Leonard Cheshire’s Daniel Masyuki, Senior Program Manager, REPSOL’s Pilar Rojas, Chair of the ILO’s Global Business and Disability Network, ILO’s Country Office Director, East Africa Wellington Chibebe, Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office’s Josephine Gitonga and FKE’s Head of Advocacy, Communication and Partnerships Division, Stephen Obiro, on behalf of the Executive Director.