Martha is a philanthropist, a social entrepreneur and fintech & payments professional who was born in Kenya. Martha migrated to The Netherlands permanently in 2008 where she lives to date. She is a vocal champion and advocate for children, the vulnerable and women. She is also a strong advocate for equality, diversity & inclusion and dedicates a lot of time speaking at conferences and events about the importance and impacts of diversity & inclusion.
Martha is the Founder of European Women Payments Network (EWPN), the African Women in Fintech & Payments (AWFP), the Beyond Innocence Foundation (BIF), the Dali Spaces-Coworking Spaces for Women, The Fintologist and the The Grieving Migrant. She is also the founding member of Wadawida Education Fund (WEF), a private fund offering high school scholarships to students coming from poor families in Taita and was President (2017/2018) for Rotary Club Utrecht International (RCUI), where she still is a member.