Ms. Martha R. L. Muhwezi

Executive Director, Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) Africa

Martha heads the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) Regional Secretariat and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the organization. In this role, she ensures that FAWE Regional Secretariats fiscal operations, fundraising, advocacy, human resource and programmatic strategies are effectively implemented across the FAWE network. She is a development specialist with more than 20 years of experience in the civil society sector nationally, regionally, and internationally. Her areas of expertise include Organization Management and Program Coordination with practical experience in Programme Management: Design, Planning and implementation of varied programs, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Budgeting and Audit, Governance, Strategic Planning, Training and Facilitation, Advocacy, Budgeting and Budget Control, Participatory Methodologies and Approaches and Monitoring and Evaluation. Martha is passionate about women’s rights and girl’s empowerment and continues to mentor young women to take up their spaces. She holds a Master’s degree in Women Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Gender Studies at the University of Nairobi, Kenya.