Kasiva Mutua - Nairobi, Kenya

Her music celebrates her community’s spirit by telling her people's stories and elevating the place of the African woman in music Her grant will fund the second season of Vibe na Queen, the Instagram page she created to amplify women in music. “My journey as a female instrumentalist has not been all easy. Through Vibe na Queen, I hope to bring out the stories of women in the music industry to inspire, educate and encourage younger women looking into making careers in music,” she said.