Oguto Okudo is a Pacesetter.

Ogutu Okudo was born in Kenya in 1992. She is a passionate young lady who is excited about working and changing the narrative and believe of young women towards the oil and gas sector.
Okudo is an energy and extracting expert and enthusiast, she is also the Founder and CEO of Women in Energy and Extractives Africa (WEX Africa), which is an organization working to bridge the gender gap in oil and gas and the mining sector in Africa.
She attended local primary and secondary schools and was admitted to the United States International University Africa, in Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations. She went on to study at the University of Aberdeen, in Scotland, where she graduated with a Master of Science degree in Oil and Gas Enterprise Management
Since 2017 at the age of 25 years, she has worked as the country manager for SpringRock Energy, an international oilfield and servicing company.
Her Nairobi-based non-government organization (WEX Africa), with members in eight African countries and membership in excess of 3,500, of whom, 1,200 are in Kenya, as of 2020.[4] The NGO encourages women to take up careers in the male-dominated oil and gas industry. When they get there, they are advised to take up careers in the most lucrative areas, including waste management, consultancy, oil transportation and security in oil mines. Members encourage girls to take STEM courses in school and to seek careers in oil and gas.
She has been recognized internationally and is a recipient of numerous of awards including President Uhuru Kenyatta recognizing her in 2018 as one of the young female Kenyan trailblazers, being awarded the Under 30 Women in Energy East Africa (2018) and in 2019, the Kenya Upstream Oil and Gas Woman of the Year.
In 2019, she addressed the Economic and Social Council at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, accompanying President Kenyatta as part of the Kenyan delegation to the United Nations General Assembly

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