Wendo Aszed leads Dandelion Africa, a grassroots innovator in Kenya that focuses on women and girls sexual and reproductive health, economic empowerment and advocacy on gender based violence. She has over 10 years’ experience in grassroots sustainable projects and is rooted in community driven solutions. Her vision is to partner and work with the most marginalized groups in society, women and youth, to improve their health, economy and education through innovative sustainable solutions. Through Dandelion built a Level 3 Health Centre and set up over 40 Safe spaces for maternal child health and SRHR services in hard to reach areas. She has studied in different schools including Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders at Stanford University and studied Social Entrepreneurship at GSBI Accelerator at Santa Clara University. Wendo is an African Visionary Fellow, a writer and an Aspen New Voices Fellow 2019, she is an awardee of the Presidential Award 2022 for Women Leadership and Decision Making, Change Champion award by Population Matters 2021, The National Diversity and Inclusion Awards & Recognition 2019 in Kenya and Rising Star awardee 2017 by Segal Family Foundation. She sits on a number of Boards Internationally and in country. She is currently mentoring six upcoming Community Based Organizations in some of the poorest regions in Kenya. Her Dandelion model is simple, grow others as you grow.