Being an event planner is a fun and glamorous career, but it takes a lot of hard work! So you need to be prepared intellectually and mentally to embark on the journey. And that’s why we’re here, to guide you as you kickstart your career.
Our vision for The Events Academy is to be the leading educator for the African events industry by providing quality practical education, experience, and exposure.
The courses we provide will impact not only your business and career but the events industry as a whole by injecting a healthy dose of professionalism and excellence.
With both book and street smarts, our outstanding instructors have spent many years working professionally in the field before bringing their experience to the educational field. They have developed an unparalleled curriculum that focuses on the practical application of the material. This ensures that students can immediately put their newly learned skills to use upon completion of the courses.
Meet The Founders
Co-Founder- The Events Academy
Eunice is an event planner with 12 years of experience in the field. She studied communication with a bias to Electronic Media and Advertising at Daystar University and pursued a Master's Degree in Business Administration at the University of Nairobi. She also has an online Postgraduate Diploma in Event Management from The Event Academy in the UK.
She discovered her passion for events while working in advertising and has never turned back! Her experience spans the Rwanda and Kenya event scenes. She has experience in social and corporate event management, event marketing, event branding, event design, and event production.
Co-Founder The Events Academy
Wanjiku Kandie is the founder and current managing director of Waridi Events Limited & The Event Warehouse. She has over 14 years of experience in events management and has worked on event projects with global brands like Google, Microsoft, Intel, WWF, amongst others.
She is a certified event planner with the University of Capetown ( UCT) and studied Actuarial Science at the University of Nairobi. She also holds an MA in Creatives Events Management ( Distinction) from Falmouth University UK.
She has experience in events management and business management and, she is passionate about training the next generation of event planners.
Meet The Trainers
Director & Trainer- The Events Academy
Julie Kariuki is a director and trainer at The Events Academy.
She is also a director at Ethereal Digiservices Ltd. a company that is empowering businesses to mitigate customer loss (churn) & drive retention.
She has a Professional Certificate in FinTech (University of Hong Kong), Certificate in Design Thinking for Innovation (the University of Virginia) and studied MSc. Finance at the University ofLeicester and a BSc in Actuarial Science at The University of Nairobi.
Julie has over 18 years of professional experience in strategy, commercial planning, customer value management, research, corporate finance and operational risk management.
Trainer- The Events Academy
Muthoni Wanjau is an accomplished wedding planner with over 5 years of dedicated experience in the events industry.
As the founder and lead wedding planner of TriFecta Events, she is renowned for orchestrating weddings and events that flow seamlessly, creating unforgettable moments for couples and guests alike.
Muthoni’s forte is her exceptional time management skills, ensuring every detail is
meticulously planned, and every moment is well-timed, leaving no room for hiccups on your special day.
Her passion for creating stress-free, dream weddings is matched only by her desire to mentor the next generation of outstanding event planners. She believes in passing
on her knowledge and expertise to shape a brighter future for the industry.
With a certificate in wedding planning and event management, Muthoni also serves as an event planning consultant with Waridi Events, where she continues to contribute her expertise to the world of event management.