Posted on Oct 13, 2017
9 October 2017
- Keri Chittenden, Co-Founder/Country Director Kenya,
of 'So They Can' 
What a presentation we had today!!!!
Keri gained her Bachelor of Business in Land Economics and went on to work in the area of property development with Lend Lease. Following this she spent four years travelling independently throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Upon returning to Australia she used her project management skills working as an Event Producer for the leading events company in Sydney culminating in the position of Executive Producer and General Manager. She has produced and managed well over 500 events ranging in scale and complexity both locally and internationally including at 4 Olympic Games.
As co-founder of the organisation 'So They Can' she draws on all her experience and skills in the roles she undertakes. Keri currently oversees a team of 80 in Kenya implementing the projects, as well as overseeing the fundraising events and helping guide 'So They Can' on its future direction as a Board Member on both the Australian and Kenyan Boards.
Keri has been instrumental in developing the organisation from its inception 7 years ago to the organisation 'So They Can' is today supporting over 5,600 children.
For her work Keri was honoured with a Paul Harris Fellow award from Northbridge Rotary Club in 2013.  In September 2015 Keri was selected as one of the Wesptac / Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence for 2015.
Keri is based in the 'So They Can' head office in Sydney and is married to Peter, together they raise their two children. She sponsors three of the children at the Aberdare Ranges Primary School in Kenya and has been actively involved in charitable work though her events experience and personally for many years.