Leroy Mwasaru

Design Thinking

Leroy is a Kenyan social entrepreneur  who is mainly involved in renewable energy, e-commerce and human-centered design education. His works have a unique focus on poverty alleviation and socio-economic empowerment.

At the age of 16, when he founded Greenpact, a social enterprise that began as a high school project to provide alternative renewable energy to local communities and institutions in Kenya.

His work with Greenpact has been featured by CNN, The HuffPost, Forbes, UpWorthy, Grist and local media in Kenya. He runs CampBuni, a social enterprise teaching design thinking to high school students and CommCycle, a trade platform to facilitate peer-to-peer trading.

Leroy is a One Young World Ambassador, a Harvard Social Innovation Collaborative Fellow, a Resolution Fellow, the youngest 2016 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme fellow and Royal Commonwealth Society Fellow.