Jacobs Ladder Africa


Karen Chelang’at

Chief Programmes Officer

Karen Chelang’at is a life-giver who activates potential in people, communities and organisations to strive for Africa’s emancipation. She is passionate about challenging conventional thinking and creating opportunities for youth to explore new possibilities.

Karen has held roles at AG Group International and Old Mutual Kenya, and has an MBA from Jack Welch Management Institute and a BSc. in Actuarial Science from the University of Nairobi.

Her career focuses on EdTech, low-income housing projects and financial access initiatives to disrupt conventions and create meaningful opportunities for previously underserved populations.