Islander Alumnus Liza Mucheru-Wisner Promotes Educational Technology Organization in Kenya

November 03, 2014

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Liza Mucheru-Wisner, an alumnus of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and top 3 finalist on the 10th season of Donald Trump’s “The Apprentice,” is working to promote her technology business in her home country of Kenya.

Mucheru-Wisner, Founder and Executive Director of POWER UP (Providing Opportunities Where Everyone Rises Up), is currently an award-winning business performance advisor who established the Texas-based organization in 2010. The organization works to provide unique technology-rich learning environments to children from around the world.

 The program recently received a promotional funding grant from the national organization, Project Bink. The grant will serve to help spread the mission of POWER UP and give supporters the opportunity to share their stories of how the organization has helped transform the lives of children to reach their full potential.

“We are so hopeful for the future,” said Mucheru-Wisner.  “Plans for a Corpus Christi Technology Education Business are looking very promising and we are hoping to get as much support from the community as possible.”

Mucheru-Wisner, a native of Nairobi, Kenya, is a former Kenyan National Women’s Golf Team member who played for the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Golf Team from 1999-2003. In 2004, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science followed by a Master of Science in Educational Technology.

While attending the University, Mucheru-Wisner was heavily involved in student activities and also served as the Associate Director for the ELITE graduate student retention program. She is also the founder of Texas Techies, a program that prepares children for educational readiness through technology-rich learning environments.

For more information on POWER UP, go to http://powerup.org/