Our people

Linda Makatiani (Founder)

Linda is passionate about all things Left-Handed. An advocate for Equality and Quality Education for all. She is the founder of LeftyKenya, leading the team that provides a hub for lefties to share their experiences and availing left-handed products for their comfort and safety. She firmly believes in the power of information sharing and that we can change the painful & unwarranted narrative of left-handed conversion. We are all abled differently and we should Celebrate Our Uniqueness.
Linda has 10 years experience in the financial industry, having worked both in banking and the capital markets. She is an ardent supporter of youth empowerment and social entrepreneurship and currently sits on the board of SESOK (Social Enterprise Society of Kenya) and promotes doing business for positive impact for the planet and the people. Best memories are spending time with family and sharing stories and ideas with left-handers, working together to pave way for better experiences for the little left-handers in our society.

 

Benta Malusi

Benta has a varied personality including ambition and the qualities of generosity and thoughtfulness. She is a well determined and vigorous individual, yet pleasantly calm. She encourages fighting for what she desires and believes in, and doing it through God because nothing great comes easy and with God everything is possible. She is an active member and leader in her church.
She is an employee of the University of Nairobi as a lecturer in the department of psychology. She is motivated by the love for learning. Malusi has a passion for research in education generally and specifically how left-handed children learn. She is the author of 5 journal articles in the area of left-handedness and education. She has taken part in educational conferences with the most current having been in Dubai in January 2018. She has a dream of seeing the adoption of left-handedness being treated as a special learning need in Kenya at all levels.

 

Neema Mnjama

Neema is a Fashion artist and creative director for Walove by design. A very proud lefty who believes that knowledge( in regard to left-handedness) is power because a fact is, we see life through different lenses so accommodating the thought process of left-handedness is beyond a plus!!
She is always ready to share her experience and knowledge as a Kenyan left-hander to create awareness, acceptance and support platform to the growing community of left-handers and society around them.

 

Stephen Ng’ang’a

Steve is a teacher by profession and a graduate of Kenyatta University. A proud lefty who has an ambition of not being the best in the world but the best for the world. He is motivated by the desire to learn every single day and be a light to the world. He is determined to share knowledge, experiences and create awareness about the beauty of lefthandedness which to him is not a challenge but rather a blessing.