Tom Osborn

TOM OSBORN is a community-oriented entrepreneur and co-founder of the Shamiri Institute—a public benefit organization that develops and scales mental healthcare to young people across Africa. He is a 2021 TED Fellow and global Forbes’ 30 under 30 social entrepreneur and has won numerous national and international awards for his work, including World Deliver Social Entrepreneur of the year in 2016, the Donors’ Circle for Africa Energy Prize, and many others. Africa Youth Awards named him as one of the 100 Most Influential Young Africans. Born and raised in rural Kenya, he graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor’s in psychology. He lives in Nairobi.