Justine Mpagi is the CERESAV Executive Director. She has a master’s degree in Social Sector Planning and Management and a bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration from Makerere University. Prior to her work with CERESAV, she worked as a Regional Program Manager for National Forum of People Living with HIV/AIDS Network in Uganda, a USAID funded partnership project strengthening HIV/AIDS prevention, TB response, and health and human rights protection in eastern Uganda. She also worked as Head of Policy, Advocacy, and Research for United Nations Human Settlement (UN-HABITANT) to encourage the development of pro-poor policies and achievement of water and sanitation sector goals. She has also served as a National Senior Gender Trainer through the Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development in partnership with World Vision Uganda, promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment programs.
Linneti Kirungi is the CERESAV Administrator. She has a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from Makerere University where she acquired professional skills in conflict management, counseling and administration management. She also has a certificate in advanced counselling from Makerere College of Public Health, a certificate in Psychology of Religion from Makerere College of Humanities and Social Sciences and a certificate in Computer Applications from Makerere School of Women and Gender Studies. Before joining CERESAV, she worked with Reproductive Health Uganda as a social work volunteer and a peer educator for safe-motherhood project in Hoima and MA-PLAY (Making a Positive Living to the Youth.)
Hanifa Nakiryowa is the CERESAV President. She is currently a H. J. Heinz fellow in the Master of International Development program at University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA.) Her work focuses on addressing gender-related challenges facing women and children in institutionally oppressive societies. Prior to joining GSPIA, Hanifa completed a master’s degree in Economics at the University of Nairobi under the Collaborative Master’s Program sponsored by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC).
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