I am a Ugandan journalist, author, speaker and entrepreneur. I am a senior managing partner with SUCCESS SPARK BRAND Limited, a communications and educational company specializing in media relations, content creation, digital communications and educational programs. I am also a co-founder of MASTERMIND AFRICA GROUP LIMITED, a business-networking group.
My short stories have been published in various anthologies, and my articles in newspapers including Transitions on the Foreign Policy magazine website, the New York Times, Boston Globe, Latitude News, The Global Post, The Star- Africa Edition, The Mail & Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Sunday Independent, The Guardian, The Sunday Vision and The Sunday Monitor.
I have just been named among top 39 African writers under 40 most likely to shape the future of literature on the continent. I was 2011-2012 IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for International Studies. In 2012 I was featured in the London Times alongside 19 women shaping the future of Africa. That same year I was also a finalist in the 2012 Trust Women Journalism Awards hosted by Thomson Reuters Foundation and International Herald Tribune [Now International New York Times]. I am a recipient of the Ugandan 2010 Young Achievers Awards.
I hold an MA in Forced Migration Studies from Univeristy of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, a BA in Communication Studies from Makerere University and a diploma in Education from Kyambogo University.
I am currently at work on a series of books on Africa’s successful entrepreneurs and transformational leaders.