Multimedia, writer, digital communication strategist, public speaker and award-winning blogger. I have experience in journalism, new media, rights in crisis, migration, women’s rights, peace and security issues- mostly in Africa.
In the past worked with various Ugandan media and as stringer for various international media outlets. Recently was Social Media Manager for the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
The World Economic Forum recognized me among Young Global Leaders under 40 for 2013. My blog won the Waxal – Blogging Africa Awards, first African journalist blogging awards hosted by Panos Institute of West Africa in 2009. My reporting on peace and security was recognised at the 2008 Ugandan Investigative Journalism Awards hosted by Makerere University Department of Mass Communication.
I studied Mass Communication at Makerere University, Non-violent conflict at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University and hold a Masters in Media, Peace and Conflict studies from the United Nations mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica. I have lived in Ethiopia, Costa Rica and Switzerland.