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Ms Diana L Ofwona

Ms Ofwona holds a Master of Arts degree in French and a Bachelor of Arts in Politics from the University of Nairobi in Kenya. Her work experience in socio-economic development policy and planning spans over 20 years at senior management level. Diana, who is currently UN Women’s Regional Representative for Central Africa, based in Kigali Rwanda, has served in various capacities in different parts of Africa and the United States, including as Special Advisor to the UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director for Africa (2006 – 2008); UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Niger (2004 – 2006); UN Senior Policy Analyst for Southern Africa based in Pretoria, South Africa (2002 – 2004); UN Regional Advisor on Gender & Development for the Great Lakes Region (2000 – 2002) based in Kigali, Rwanda; National Coordinator for the Advancement of Women in Kenya (1998 – 1999); Regional Programme Officer for the African Academy of Sciences and African American Institute (1994 – 1997), as well as Principal Administration Officer of the Union of National Radio and Television Organizations of Africa (URTNAPEC) in Nairobi, Kenya between 1991 and 1993. Diana has served in numerous boards and committees, most notable among them being her appointment, in 2006, by the UN Assistant Secretary General
and UNDP Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa (RBA) to a UN high-level Strategy and Management Review Panel commissioned to develop a new strategy for UNDP in Africa. The special panel was also mandated to propose the supporting institutional framework and human resource capacity for the implementation of the UN Strategy for Africa.

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Mob: +256 712 422485
E-mail: msgender@gender.mak.ac.ug

Gender Mainstreaming Directorate,
Level 4, Senate Building,
Makerere Unviersity Kampala
P. O. Box 7062
Kampala – Uganda