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Prof Ruth Mukama

Prof. Mukama is currently a professor of Linguistics at Makerere University. She has a B.A in English Language, History and French from the University of East Africa and a D. Phil in General Linguistics from the University of York, England. Prof. Ruth Mukama has been a champion of gender and women’s empowerment initiatives in Makerere and in Uganda. She was a founder member of Action for Women in Development one of the pioneer women NGOs, founder member of the School of Women and Gender Studies and the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate of Makerere University. She has held various leadership positions as a member of Senate, Council, first female Dean and Head of the then Gender Mainstreaming Division. As a professor, she has edited and published widely and mentored many students and staff in professional and personal growth. Prof. Ruth Mukama is renowned for her eloquence in various languages including Kiswahili, and for her candidness and passion to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment. 

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