Rephah Kitavi was elected to the board in January 2024. She holds a Master of Science in Finance and Investment and a Bachelor of Arts in Economic and Business Administration from Kenyatta University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant. Rephah has over 15 years in public financial management, human resource management, risk management, internal auditing, and executive management in both the public and private sectors.
Rephah is currently the Director of Corporate Services at Anti-Counterfeit Authority. She also chairs various institutional Committees in the Authority. She has served in governance capacity in various institutions.
Responsibilities at NRCF
Role: She chairs the Employment and Entrepreneurship Committee (EE Committee) which assists the Board in fulfilling its responsibility concerning employment by evaluating the effectiveness of our employment programs (Tech internships, Apprenticeships, Sales training, and Entrepreneurship initiatives) to align with desired employment outcomes. The committee meets once per quarter to review the employment programs and make recommendations for improvement to achieve the 75% employment rate target.
Why she is involved in NRCF
Rephah is passionate about youth empowerment. She wants to ensure the organization achieves its Education and Employment Goals by leveraging the technical training opportunities available for the youth and ensuring the employment programs align with the job market demands.