In Kenya a women was believed to only be an assistants and can’t hold the big cameras. They were well know to be costume makers, do make up and wardrobe. And because of good planning skills they were also referred to production assistants.
Currently, It is impressive how women are coming out and filling in the boards of corporations and big organizations. Though most of the Kenyan bankers and insurers have the lowest representation of women on their boards compared with state corporations, professional associations and micro-finance institutions lead the pack, a new report released indicates that the task force on women representation on boards by the Institute of Directors Kenya have improved to the constitutional two-third gender rule requirement.
In an interview with KTN business, Mary Muthoni who is a chairperson of Kenya Chamber of Commerce said ”Women should define themselves and their success as a person and go out there do what you have to and be confident”
Women should learn how to get away from the stereotypes and connect with valuable people out there.