catherineHR consultant with Pamoja Initiatives & Co-founder and Women’s Program Lead, Kinu Group Ltd


Catherinerose is co-founder of two organisations one focused on human capital development and training, the other a social enterprise aimed at building capacity within the ICT entrepreneur community in Tanzania.


Catherinerose’s experience with recruitment, selection and training spans over seven years from initially working for a recruitment agency before setting up Pamoja Initiatives in 2011. Her portfolio includes private sector, multinationals, public sector and non-governmental organisations within the East African region.


Catherinerose is a co-founder of the Kinu Group Ltd (2011). The Kinu innovation space is a social enterprise, formed with the mission of growing and accelerating the Tanzanian technology and social landscape through capacity building, and developing a culture of collaboration, innovation, entrepreneurship and co-creation. The Kinu innovation space which received funding from Google Inc, the Indigo Trust and the Hub Fund, offers an open working space, mentorship, pre-incubation, and training for the ICT and entrepreneurship  community. For more about Kinu:


Catherinerose is an Aspen/African Leadership Initiative Fellow 2013. She is the founding curator of the World Economic Forum Dar es Salaam Global Shapers Hub. In addition, she is currently serving as the Director of Next Generation for the Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam North, District 9211.


Catherinerose pursued her bachelors of science in political science at California State University Fresno and Development Studies at the University of Dar es Salaam.