- The nominees also get to be recognised for their exemplary work and encourage others to be of goodwill.
- In addition, the person might be someone who has invented a solution that has dramatically changed lives and deserves recognition.
As the year comes to an end, this is the chance to celebrate someone who has done impactful things in society.
These people can be leaders, teachers, politicians, mama mboga and any other person, who you feel has changed their environment, helped other people achieve their goals, and improved the lives of others.
In addition, the person might be someone who has invented a solution that has changed lives and deserves recognition.
By nominating these people for the 'Star Person of the Year' award, you get to share their work, let people who do the same work know, and identify them.
The nominees also get to be recognised for their exemplary work and encourage others to be of goodwill.
The awards have been consistent since 2018, and the Star awarded the then DCI boss George Kinoti and DPP Noordin Haji grabbed
In 2019, the Star chose eight people as Persons of the Year.
They were activist Okiya Omtatah, Justice Mumbi Ngugi, CBK Governor Patrick Njoroge marathoner Eliud Kichoge, rapper Khaligraph Jones, ICT innovators - The Restorers - and HIV researcher Benson Edagwa.
As the years went on, the Star enlarged into different categories, and in 2020, 13 healthcare workers, government officials, activists, lawyers, businesspersons and social change agents shared the spotlight.
The 13 were Leonard Otieno, a nurse in Siaya, Nurses President Alfred Obengo, Shofco CEO Kennedy Odede, Mngaro Mtaani founder Samuel Omollo, Grain Industries CEO Munir Thabit and Usikimye CEO Njeri Migwi.
Others were Interface CBO spokesperson Evance Otieno, Advocate Ndegwa Njiru, Equity Bank CEO James Mwangi, Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, and Deputy President William Ruto.
To nominate a Kenyan of your choice with the qualifications above, click here