In the tradition of the Medieval Alewives, Tabitha Karanja puts womanpower back into brewing! This BBC article describes how she started with her husband in 1997 to make fortified wine and moved to beer in 2008.

By doing that she is taking on several big brewery giants, but so far she has been successful:

“Its lager brand Summit is now so popular in the country that earlier this year Keroche opened a $29m (£19m) expansion at its brewery in the town of Naivasha, 90km (56 miles) north west of the capital Nairobi.”

(Source: BBC)

Link to the article:

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-32495853