Gina Din-Kariuki is a mentor, respected businesswoman, philanthropist and the Founder and Executive Chair of the Gina Din Group (GDG). Since its inception, the firm has evolved into a leading African brand serving under the tagline "Shaping African conversations". It is currently the most awarded communications agency on the continent . With over 30 years of management service and experience providing state of the art media and communication strategy to corporates, governments and NGOs both in Africa and abroad, Gina has built a reputation as a leading authority in the communications field in Africa and has been named one of Africa's 100 Most Influential People by New African magazine. As a philanthropist, Gina serves as a Goodwill Ambassador for the Kenya Red Cross and runs her foundation, the Gina Din Foundation. The Foundation was established to empower youth and women with high potential by connecting them to global resources and mentors. In 2016 Gina was appointed honorary ambassador for UNFPA with a specific man-date for women issues, with a focus on lending her voice to the gender agenda of the United Nations.