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Rosebell Kagumire

Executive Director, Kweeta Uganda

Rosebell Kagumire is a writer, award-winning blogger, communications strategist and pan-African feminist. She has expertise in media, gender, peace and conflict issues. She's a social-political commentator and is mostly loud on social accountability, active citizenship, women's rights, rights of migrants, and for social justice. She was honored with the Anna Guèye 2018 award for her contribution to digital democracy, justice and equality on the African continent by Africtivistes, a network of African activists for democracy. In the past she has worked as Social Media Manager at the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Kagumire has experience in documenting rights of women in conflict settings having worked with the Institute for Peace and Security Studies in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She also worked on gender and peace building in different African countries in conflict, including Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan . She holds an MA in Media, Peace and Conflict Studies from the United Nations-mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica. She also studied non-violent conflict at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.