Leah Eryenyu is an African Feminist whose current pre-occupation is raising consciousness to shift power back to the people to disrupt and dismantle institutionalized injustices. She is presently the Research, Advocacy and Movement Building Manager at Akina Mama wa Afrika.
Leah has a BA in Political Science from Williams College in the US.
Eunice Musiime is a lawyer, feminist, and development specialist with considerable experience in advancing social justice at national, regional and international level. Eunice is the current Executive Director of Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA), a feminist, Pan African Leadership Development Organization with headquarters in Uganda.
Eunice has a commendable track record on Feminist and Transformational Leadership Development, Strategic Planning, Research, Advocacy and Movement Building. She has also actively engaged in influencing the following critical policy processes including: Sustainable Development Goals; the Commission on the Status of Women, the Maputo Protocol on Women’s Rights, the Development Effectiveness Agenda and Financing for Development.
Eunice previously worked as the Team Leader Policy and Civil Society Strengthening at the Uganda National NGO Forum successfully coordinating civil society to engage with multi-sector development processes such as the National Development Plan (NDP) and Vision 2040; the budget process and the Post 2015 Development Agenda. She also headed the department of policy and advocacy at the Uganda Law Society from 2006-2010 was a research fellow with Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment from 2004-2006.
She also holds positions of responsibility at governance level in Non-Governmental organizations including Member Civic Response on Environment and Development 2016-2019 (CRED); Chairperson FIDA-Uganda (2014-2016); FIDA –Uganda Board Member (2012-2014); Human Rights Network Uganda (HURINET) Board Member (2013-2015) among others.
Eunice possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and a Masters in Business Administration majoring in public policy analysis from the University of Birmingham (United Kingdom) with several other professional trainings in the feminist leadership, human rights, good governance and social accountability.
Patience Ayebazibwe is the Feminist and Transformational Leadership Manager. Her area of concern is the rights of marginalised groups; women, children and refugees. She holds a a Masters Degree in Human Rights and Bachelors Degree in Education of Makerere University. She has undergone training in Advocacy and women’s rights.Patience has experience in networking and program management.
She previously worked as an Intern at AMwA under the Uganda programs during which time she demonstrated her commitment to the struggle for women’s rights.
Margaret Nambi is currently the Finance and Administrative Manager at Akina Mama wa Afrika. She is a graduate of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda and has experience of over 5 years in the Accounting Profession particularly in Financial reporting, Budgeting , Budget Analysis and Auditing.
She previously worked with Mogas Uganda Limited from 2011 to 2013 as a General Ledger Accountant, Ugachick Poultry Breeders from 2009 to 2011 as a Cost and Management accountant and Price & King Certified Public Accountants (2008 to 2009) as Audit Assistant.
Alice is the Finance and Administrative Officer at Akina Mama Wa Afrika. She is a graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance awarded from Kyambogo University, Uganda.
She has more than 3 years of working experience in the accounting profession, having worked with Farm Source Limited as the Accountant; handling accounting transactions using Tally ERP9 and as the Accounts Assistant of Aquva International Limited.
Alice possesses excellent accounting, computer and interpersonal skills. She is passionate about learning emerging issues, engaging in problem solving discussions and amplifying women's rights.
Costance joined Akina Mama wa Afrika in 2010. She previously worked with Mosa Courts as a House Keeping Supervisor.
She is currently the Receptionist and Front Office Manager at AMwA. Costance has a passion for children and is striving to become a children's rights activist.
Stephen joined Akina Mama Wa Afrika in 2008 as a Casual Worker.In June 2012, he was permanently hired as an Office Assistant.
He has great interest in computers and he is working hard to ensure that his computer skills are improved.
Bosco, joined Akina Mama wa Afrika as a Driver in 2011. He has 13 years of driving experience.
Bosco enjoys watching football and is a big fun of Arsenal