Forbes 30 Under 30: Social Entrepreneur
Kennedy Odede was named one of Forbes 30 Under 30: Social Entrepreneurs in 2014. Forbes 30 Under 30 features tomorrow’s brightest talent, highlighting 30 up-and-coming stars under the age of 30 in 12 different categories.
People’s Choice Award for Outstanding Social Entrepreneur
Kennedy Odede won the 2014 People’s Choice Award for Outstanding Social Entrepreneur from the African Leadership Network, which honors African leaders who demonstrate business excellence and social impact.
Future Awards Africa
In the 2014 Future Awards Africa, which unveils the continent’s brightest economic prospects, Kennedy was honored with the Advocacy Prize.
Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award
Kennedy was honored with the 2014 Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for his outstanding dedication, one of Ali’s 6 core principals that define the next generation of humanitarians.
Clinton Global Initiative Outstanding Partnership
SHOFCO’s partnership “Building a Better Kibera” was featured as an outstanding partnership in the Clinton Global Initiative’s 2013 annual meeting.
Huffington Post’s Ignite Good Challenge
In 2013, Jessica Posner was Huffington Post’s Ignite Good Challenge Early Entry Winner.
Clinton Global Initiative University Project Award
Kennedy Odede was awarded an Outstanding Student Commitment Award from the Clinton Global Initiative University Project in 2011.
Dell Social Innovation Competition Grand Prize Winner
Kennedy Odede was the grand prize winner of the 2010 Dell Social Innovation Competition, a competition that rewards social entrepreneurs looking to better the world.