R.Kagumire

Kampala, Uganda

Ugandan, roots in Bushenyi. Multimedia journalist, communications specialist, digital strategist, public speaker. Interests in new media, governance, migration, gender, peace and security issues.
The World Economic Forum recognized me as one of the Young Global Leaders under the age of 40 in 2013. I have used new media tools to document and advocate for women’s rights in situations of armed conflict working with local and regional women's groups in various African countries.

I studied Mass Communication at Makerere University, Non-violent conflict at Tufts University and hold a Masters Degree in Media, Peace and Conflict studies from the University for Peace.
Outside Uganda, I have lived in Costa Rica, Switzerland and a bit in Ethiopia.

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