Ciiru Prepares to Transform

Meet Ciiru Waweru, incoming Seed Transformation Program participant and founder of Funkidz, a Kenyan company that creates children’s furniture.

June 09, 2016

Ciiru Waweru is the founder and owner of Funkidz designs, a company that manufactures and distributes children’s furniture. Originally trained as an interior architect in Kenya and Scotland, she started the business after having difficulty sourcing furniture for children in Kenya.

Ciiru shares her thoughts as she prepares to begin the Stanford Seed Transformation Program. Stanford Seed is a Stanford Graduate School of Business initiative committed to enabling business leaders in developing economies to lead their regions to greater prosperity.

For media inquiries, visit the Newsroom.

Explore More

June 29, 2022
Written
Students choose Szu-chi Huang, Scott Brady, and Darrell Duffie for 2022 teaching awards.
An MBA student hands an award to GSB associate professor of marketing Szu-chi Huang. Photo by Julia Yu.

June 29, 2022
Written
For 25 years, GMIX has sent students around the world and out of their comfort zone.
Stephen Lee jumps into a pose with the mountains of Bhutan in the background. Credit: Courtesy of Stephen Lee

June 16, 2022
Written
Dual ceremonies celebrate Classes of 2020 and 2022.
A group of four students in their cap and gowns smiling at the camera on graduation day. Best Grad Photo Inc.