Dr Patricia Murugami is a Global Leadership Catalyst and the Founder
and Chief Executive Officer of Breakthrough Leadership
Transformation. She is the Founder of Rise School, the first digital
leadership school of its kind. She is also an International Trade Center
Global Consultant specializing in crisis management, leadership
resilience and new & normal strategies.

She is a published author, with 3 books:
• Rise – The 4-Way Manifesto for Life and Legacy
• Pause – Musings on Life, Love, Leadership & Legacy
• The Daring 2022 Journal with Dr Patricia Murugami

She is an award- winning speaker, transformational coach and
leadership educator. She holds a Doctorate in Business
Administration- Transformational Leadership & Governance
from International School of Management (ism.edu), in Paris.

She is passionate about inclusive leadership and has enabled many
women, men and other minorities in East Africa to serve as executive
and board directors. She is currently the Chair of the Breakthrough
African Women in Intentional Impactful Leadership (BeAWiIIL)
Global Network and Clean Start Governance Board; a social
enterprise that works with women and children impacted by the
criminal justice system to restore dignity and hope for successful reintegration. She has also served on multiple boards and is a soughtafter board advisor and executive team leadership coach.

She has won numerous awards including:
• 2021 – Top 25 Most Powerful Women in C-Suite Impacting
• 2021 – Top 3 most influential podcasts in Kenya: Your Next
Best Self Podcast with Dr. Patricia Murugami
• 2019 – The National Diversity & Inclusion Business Executive
Champion Award
• 2015 – Jacob’s Well Most Impactful 12 women in the region
• 2010 – Top 40 under 40

She is joyfully married to Murugami & together they are raising their