US PRESIDENT Joe Biden nominates former Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman as America’s ambassador to Kenya
The 2019 second richest self made woman in America (Forbes), Meg Whitman, is the new US ambassador to Kenya.
Meg’s riches can be explained, so don’t expect the kaka sungura stories of “I used to sell njahi to students in Boston…”
In 2010, running on a Republican ticket, Meg Whitman spent ksh 15 billion of her own money in the California gubernatorial race. She lost to Jerry Brown. In one of the debates, the two candidates had a spat on the meaning of the word “whore…”
In 2016, Meg Whitman announced she was backing Hillary Clinton for president. She also contributed heavily to her campaign.
In 1998, Meg Whitman joined EBay, a company that had 30 employees and $4 million in revenue. By the time she left the company 10 years later, EBay had 15,000 employees and $8 billion in revenue…
Meg Whitman’s husband is a brain surgeon, a Rhodes Scholar and heads the neurological surgery department at the University of California, David Health