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Diaspora Event Highlights | Join Hon. Victoria Sekitoleko Talk “Agro-Tourism” in Uganda 0

“Agro-tourism involves any agriculturally based operation or activity that brings visitors to a farm or home as in a day’s stay or full board for days or weeks. Uganda is

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Dr. Nandawula Kanyerezi Mutema ~ Founder of The Village Mall Clinic Bugolobi ~ Diaspora Award Recipient 4

Dr. Nandawula Kanyerezi Mutema, is Executive Director and Physician at The Clinic at The Mall, Kampala. Dr. Kanyerezi Mutema grew up in Kampala, where she attended Gayaza High School and

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Diaspora Stories | Derreck Kayongo is new CEO at Center for Civil and Human Rights 0

Derreck Kayongo, a onetime refugee from Uganda, has been named as the new chief executive officer at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. The center made the announcement

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Elsa Juko-McDowell | Appointed New East African Chamber of Commerce – Dallas President 1

As a Dallas resident of Ugandan descent, Elsa Juko-McDowell  is a professional small business owner with successful strategic leadership, client-centered management, and sales experience. She has worked every aspect of the mortgage

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Andy Agaba – Ugandan Entrepreneur And Social Innovator – Diaspora Innovate Award Recipient 2015 Edition 1

Andy Agaba is a Ugandan social entrepreneur or social innovator, currently based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is the founder of two social ventures, both focused on farmers. Hiinga, Inc is

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World Bank | Henry Rupiny Kerali New Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, Africa 0

Mr Henry Kerali is the World Bank New Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, effective July 1, 2015. In this position, his top three priorities include: (i) working

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Diaspora Gala 2015 | Counting Down To The Annual Ugandan Diaspora Business Breakfast & Gala – Dec 29th/30th 2

The Ugandan Diaspora Network will host its second Diaspora Business Breakfast on Tuesday 29th December at  Kampala Serena Hotel, Katonga Hall as a prelude to the annual Diaspora gala that

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Diaspora Investments ~ UNDP Uganda 2015 DIASPORA PROJECT Documentary 2

This documentary highlights UNDP Uganda’s support to the Government’s efforts towards promoting diaspora investment back home

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Diaspora Homecoming ~ Home Is The Best 2015, MASAKA at Brovad Hotel 2

What is the Home is the Best Summit all about? The Home is the Best summit is a Diaspora event held annually and rotated regionally around the country to give

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Stephen (Tio) Kauma, Human Resources Director, African Export Import Bank 1

Stephen Tio Kauma is a 43 year old Ugandan national who lives in Cairo, Egypt. He is currently employed as the Director of Human Resources for the African Export Import

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James R. Aguma | Chief Financial Officer, South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) 3

Ugandan Diaspora Network is proud to announce that Mr. James R. Aguma has accepted our invitation to attend and deliver this year’s Keynote address during our fifth annual Ugandan Diaspora

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Winnie Byanyima | New Executive Director – Oxfam International 3

Winifred (Winnie) Byanyima, a grass-roots activist, human rights advocate, senior international public servant, and world recognized expert on women’s rights, was in January 2013 appointed Executive Director of Oxfam International

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Mr. Patrick Masambu Deputy Director General | ITSO (International Telecommunications Satellite Organization) 9

Mr. Patrick Masambu is ITSO’s Deputy Director General and Director of Technical Affairs. Mr. Masambu joined ITSO in May of 2010. Up to a few months prior to his present

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H.E. Amb. Rhoda Peace Tumusiime | Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture at the African Union 0

Rhoda Peace Tumusiime became a member of the IFDC Board of Directors in 2010. She serves on the board’s Africa and Budget committees. Tumusiime is the Commissioner for Rural Economy

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Meet Uganda’s Venture Capitalist – Ashish Thakkar, CEO of Mara Group 7

Forbes Magazine — Ashish Thakkar is only 29, but in less than two decades, the Ugandan-born maverick entrepreneur has accomplished what only few attain in their lifetime. Thakkar began his

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Ugandan Diaspora Website Objectives 14

Recognize and celebrate the contributions of all Ugandans abroad especially our annual remittances. To encourage strategic public and private business partnership between government and the diaspora business community Foster diaspora socio-economic relationships that

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Dr. Frederick Balagadde, Ph.D., is Co-Inventor of Microfluidic Device 21

Dr. Frederick Balagadde, a Ugandan National, is working on a microfluidics technology that could revolutionize bioscience the way microchips transformed computing. This easily portable technology has, among numerous applications, the

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Ugandan Journalist, Shaka Ssali, Host of VOA’s Straight Talk Africa 56

Shaka, a Ugandan born American journalist, holds a doctorate in cross cultural communication and history from UCLA in California. He is a former Ford Foundation Fellow and has received numerous

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Atlanta Based, Ugandan Family Practitioner, Dr. Sarah Matovu 8

Dr. Sarah Matovu will not strike you as a medical doctor when you first interact with her because of her laid back personality. But among the diaspora community the name does

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