Confucius Institute Kenyatta University on 10th September 2019, received a new Director Dr. Hellen Kiende Guantai. Dr. Guantai takes over from Dr. Kamau Wango to head the institute as the Local Director Confucius Institute Kenyatta University. Dr. Guantai hails from the School of Education and is keen on marketing the Chinese Language Course to potential students. She has a passion for Marketing and is an excellent administrator seen from her experience in managing office of Examination Coordinator in the School of Education. In her key note address to members of staff, Dr. Guantai said she was ready to serve and thanked the Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul K. Wainaina for the opportunity. She said she would create her own shoes and fit them, acknowledging the tremendous work done by former Director Dr. Kamau Wango. Members of staff at Confucius Institute led by Prof. Li Jing welcomed Dr. Guantai and promised her full support in her new role.

Staff Members at Kenyatta University Confucius Institute welcome the new Director, Dr. Hellen Kiende Guantai

Dr. Hellen Kiende Guantai shakes hands with former Confucius Institute Director Dr. Kamau Wango as she takes over office.

Confucius Institute new Director Dr. Hellen Kiende Guantai (left) Dr. Kamau Wango (middle) and Chinese Director Prof. Li Jing (right)