East Africa Hub Convening | October 5 – 6 | Kampala, Uganda

Convening Speakers

Meet the incredible lineup for  the convening

Our speakers at this year’s convening not only share unique experiences and journeys in the higher education field, but also, will bring their unique perspectives to driving impact and tackling new problems and challenges we face in our work everyday. 

Mr. Douglas Opio

Executive Director,
Federation of Uganda Employers

Prof. Samuel Gudu

Vice Chancellor,
Rongo University

Ms. Rose Dodd

Executive Director,
The Education Collaborative

Prof. Baylie Yeshita

Vice Chancellor,

Prof. John Mugisha

Vice Chancellor,
Cavendish University

Ms. Lizzie Chongoti

The Education Collaborative,
East Africa Hub

Prof. Michael Mawa

Senior Principal,
Quality Assurance & Qualifications Framework,
Inter-University Council of
East Africa

Mr. David Mutabanura

Executive Director,
Cavendish University

Prof. Eiabu Lugujjo

Executive Director,
Uganda Vice Chancellor’s

Prof. Meshack Obonyo

Senior Principal,
Exchange Links and Partnerships,
Inter University Council of East Africa

Dr. Sylvie Mucyo

Vice Chancellor,
Rwanda Polytechnic

Mr. John Matogo

Corporate Social Responsibility Leader for Africa & the Middle East, IBM

Dr. Olive Sabiiti

DVC – Academic Affairs
Cavendish University

Mr. Eric Saulo

EA Hub Technical Committee Chair, Strathmore University

Dr. George Mugabe

Project Lead
Systems Change Program – Employability
Kepler College

Mr. Bernard Ochan

Careers & Employability Officer,
Cavendish University, Uganda

Dr. Duncan Mugambi

Lecturer, Department of Business Studies and IDEAL Project Lead, University of Embu

Ms. Ludovica Ochieng

Incubation Manager,
iBiZAfrica Incubation & Innovation Centre

Ms. Patricia Gichuki

Placement Lead – Career & Placement Office, United States International University – Africa

Mr. Uwihanganye Emmanuel

Director, Career Development and Guidance Unit – Rwanda Polytechnic

Mr. Stephen Oloo

Technical Committee Representative, Rongo University

Dr. Lillian Omoke

Technical Committee Representative, University of Embu