Dr. Mwenja has taught at all levels of higher education from undergraduate to doctoral degree programs specializing in strategy, social networks, organizational change and development, change management, leadership, entrepreneurship and other business areas. He has supervised many doctoral dissertations both as a chair and a committee member.
Dr. Mwenja has been a professor, a dean, a CEO, a University President (Vice Chancellor), an entrepreneur, as well as a consultant for more than two decades. This level of experience and exposure has allowed him to become an effective consultant, coach and mentor to many C-level executives in the US, Asia and Africa. His experience in three different continents has prepared him to be an effective leader in different areas of business and academia in any part of the world.
Dr. Mwenja is the Founder of Miramar International College and Miramar Center for Strategic Leadership and Entrepreneurship in Nairobi. Being the immediate former President/Vice Chancellor of California Miramar University, Dr. Mwenja oversees the university’s programs in Kenya and the East African region. Dr. Mwenja’s philanthropic activities has seen him donate tens of thousands text books and other reading materials to over 65 primary and high schools in 13 counties in Kenya as well as prisons and homes for the disadvantaged.
His contribution to education and training in Kenya has continued to positively affect many people at all levels of academia. Dr. Mwenja is one of the founding members of the Doctoral Association of Eastern Africa where he serves as the Vice Chairman. The association’s mission is to advance the rigor, vigor, breadth and depth of doctoral and post-doctoral education in the East African region through research, training, consulting, and collaboration with and among like-minded institutions, individuals and organizations.
As an Embrace Team Member, Dr Mwenja’s wide ranging knowledge and expertise contributes towards the design and development of the Embrace training and capacity building programmes.
Miramar International College is a partner institution with Embrace Africa to deliver equality, cohesion and good governance training programmes; leading to certification of successful course members.