Board Members

Margret Akello – Board Chairperson

MA Development studies majoring in Gender and development, Institute of Social Studies Holland. Gender Specialist with a working experience of 27 years. Currently works with Plan International as the Global Champions of Change Coordinator

Albert Mugumya Gomez / Board Treasurer

BA Political Science, History and Philosophy, MUK & MA Peace studies and Conflict resolution, Lanchester University. Fifteen years of headquarter and field-based, professional experience in the areas of Conflict Sensitive Programming, Conflict Resolution, Peace Building, Human Security, Gender, Human Rights, Refugee work, Humanitarian Development, Assistance and Recovery, Conflict Impact Assessment, Program Implementation, Conflict Sensitive Approaches to Development and Humanitarian Assistance, Strategic Thinking and Development, Arms Control, Child Soldiers; Programming, Monitoring and Evaluation; Administration and Training -related work at; national, regional, and international level in Africa, Europe, and Asia

Babweteera Barbra / Chairperson Program Committee

MA in Management Science, Shanghai University China,               Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre, Bachelor of Legal Laws Degree. 10 years’ experience in managing development work especially in the field of organisational management, human rights protection and promotion, governance, tackling social exclusion and marginalisation, project planning, management and monitoring as well as advocacy related legal, policy and institutional frameworks.

Dr. Samson Barigye / Board Member

PHD (Conflict and social Development), Univercity of Cape Town, MA (Post War Recovery studies) University of NewYork, PGD( Proj.Planning and Management), MA( Peace and Conflict studies), BA Social Sciences, Management and governance consultant with over 20 years’ experience.

Joselyn Ekochu / Board member

MMS, Finanicial Management, Uganda Management Institute. 15 years’ experience as a Management Consultant.

Edith Ssempala / Board Member

She entered Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, then known as Lumumba University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, completing her studies in 1979. Civil engineer , civil servant, diplomat and political activist, who has served as Director and Senior Adviser at the World Bank since 2008. She previously served as Uganda’s representative to the Nordic countries, the United States, the African Union, Ethiopia and Djibouti

Algracia Akwi / Board Member