Watsemba Miriam E
Chairperson Board Advisor.
Watsemba Miriam is an award-winning documentary photographer and writer based in Uganda, with a background in journalism and communication that she pursued at Makerere University in Kampala Uganda. She is passionate about storytelling and believes that stories can be an effective tool for driving change and development. Her dream is to help people express themselves authentically through storytelling
Chipo Bangira is the Global Youth Networks Officer at Plan International. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Chipo is a feminist activist passionate about supporting young women in mobilizing and growing communities for change. She previously worked with Akina Mama wa Afrika and Action Aid Global. She obtained her Master’s degree in Media and Society Studies from Midlands State University.
James Rwampigi Aniyamuzaala
Mr. James Rwampigi Aniyamuzaala is a parent of a girl child and an advocate of equitable access to inclusively designed person-centered Sexual Reproductive Health services and products for all diverse women and girls including women and girls with disabilities. He pursued a Bachelor of Arts in economics at Kyambogo University, a Master of Advanced Studies at the Humanitarian Action University of Geneva, a Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies 2015, and a Ph.D. in Inclusive Design and Creative Technology Innovation 2023. His passions are gender, diversity, inclusion, and advising youth networks.
Co–Founder and Lead Advisor–Programmes
Patricia Humura is an African Feminist and a Human Rights Practitioner living and working in Uganda. She serves as the lead advisor for Period Equity Africa. She previously worked at Irise Institute East Africa as the partnerships, communications, and policy advocacy officer. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Ethics and Human Rights and is pursuing a Master of Health Sciences in Bioethics from Makerere University. She has served in various advisory roles. Currently, she is a youth advisor to the Vibrant Voices Consortium hosted by the Global Network of People Living with HIV. She has 5 years of experience in policy advocacy and program management with a keen interest in gender equality and health justice for youth and women. She loves blogging, creativity, and volunteering.
Co–Founder and Lead Advisor–Finance
Helliot is a seasoned finance expert and especially in NGO financial management with over nine years of experience managing large grants for both local and international agencies. He has a BSc. Degree in Accounting and Finance. He's a student accountant with ACCA and is currently doing a dissertation for an MBA in accounting and finance. He’s trained in several NGO Finance Management modules with HUMENTUM (formerly MANGO) and he’s also a National Training of Trainers for Civil Society in Uganda Support Programme-Financial Sustainability Component under the GIZ-EU Programme. He’s a policy developer and implementer as well having supported several organizations in developing and implementing sustained financial management policies, systems, and practices. He’s skilled in numerous accounting software and other computer programs.
Lead Advisor (Information and Communications Technology)
Jethro is an accomplished IT professional with a proven track record of success in the industry. With experience in the field, Jethro has developed a depth in a wide range of IT disciplines, from software development and network architecture to data management and cybersecurity. Jethro is dedicated to contributing towards achieving goals through the power of technology. He is passionate about staying up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in the industry, and is constantly seeking out new opportunities to learn and grow to help those that choose the same path.
Programme Associate – Menstrual Health and Environmental Solutions.
Asizu Georgina is a Ugandan woman and Human Rights Activist aged 23, as well as Team Leader at Children’s Hope Foundation an organization that empowers underprivileged children through education. An Alumni of YALI Regional leadership East African camp 2022, Girls for Girls Mentorship Program Stars 3 Cohort and a Programs and Training Support Volunteer with Girls for G4G Uganda. Georgina is also part of the Period Equity Hub in Africa. She is a graduate of Makerere University where she pursued a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences with a major in Gender Studies and Human Rights. She is very passionate about advancing gender equality and Social Justice, hence her special interest in making the world a better place. Georgina believes that for women and girls to fully cultivate their capacity to lead, they need access to a nurturing and supportive environment free from discrimination and stigma. This will enable them to have confidence in themselves, the future, and their society.
Maria Speria Nakiggude
Programme Associate–Policy Advocacy for Social Justice.
Nakigudde Maria Speria, is a final year student of Law at Uganda Christian University ( UCU ) main campus Mukono and the 5th National Youth Parliamentary Speaker at the National Youth Parliament Speaker. She is passionate about supporting university students to achieve their menstrual health and rights.
Programme Intern – Menstrual Health
Phionah is an intern supporting menstrual health and community mobilizations. She is currently pursuing a diploma in social work and administration. She is also a member of the menstrual health hub of Period Equity Africa.