Source: CNBC Africa | by Elayne Wangalwa | 12 February 2015
The award was won in the master category for the Kenyan region.
The internationally acclaimed entrepreneur awards being held in Monte Carlo, Monaco saw Riria represent East Africa alongside other regional master category winners from more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries across the globe.
“I am very humbled to have been identified as an entrepreneur of the year. I am more humbled because it is micro finance and for the women of East Africa,” an excited Jennifer Riria, CEO, Kenya Women Holding told CNBC Africa.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year award is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs.