Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA)

Feminist Leadership Development

 

Ms. Eunice Musiime, Executive Director, AMwAEunice Musiime is a human rights activist and ardent policy analyst with over 13 years experience working to promote gender equality, human rights and social justice at national, regional and international level.

Adept at strategic planning, project management and monitoring of programmes, she is results driven and passionate about making a difference in the lives of the vulnerable members of society mainly women and girls. She has a solid track record of using research, analysis, and advocacy to successfully develop initiatives aimed at ensuring that development processes are people- centred to ensure that women and men live a life of dignity, opportunity and liberty.

 She has worked as the head of policy and civil society strengthening at the Uganda National NGO Forum for the last 5 years 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. She has been 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 currently as the 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 Bachelors 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 areas of human rights, good governance and accountability.

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