Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA)

Feminist Leadership Development

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.

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