Gender Mainstreaming Directorate in partnership with Dr. Joshua Mugenyi’s family hosted the 4th public Lecture and the dinner to launch the “Dr. Joshua Mugenyi Social Transformation Foundation” and promote Makerere University Female Scholarship Foundation on 15th March 2012. The lecture titled: “Social Transformation in Contemporary Africa: Reminiscences of Dr. Joshua Batwa Mugenyi “ was presented by Hon. Prof. Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o who is the Minister of Medical Services in the Republic of Kenya. The family of the late Dr. Joshua Mugenyi has pledged partnership with FSF to make contributions towards scholarships through the Dr. Joshua Mugenyi Social Transformation Foundation.
The Gender Mainstreaming Directorate in partnership with the U.S Mission in Uganda organized the 3rd lecture in the Makerere Lecture Series titled “Fulbright Foreign Scholarship in Africa during US President Barak Obama’s Administration” by Dr. Shelby Lewis, member and the former Vice Chair of the J.W Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
The rebirth of the Makerere Africa Lecture Series by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate (GMD) of Makerere University took place on Friday 2nd December 2011, in the Makerere University Main Hall.
The topic of the presentation was : “Ending the Servitude of Life Givers: the Liberation of East African Women since Nyerere’s Equality Call” by Hon. Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyongo, MP and Minister of Medical Services, Republic of Kenya; a former Guild President, a distinquished and exceptionally accomplished alumus of Makerere University.