Margaret Lucy Kyogire
It is an honour and pleasure to have Margaret Kyogire, Deputy Head of Mission at Uganda High Commission, Ottawa, since May 201, join us on video at the Launch of Soulful Encounters, this evening, May 25th. She is a naturally engaging story teller and we will be hearing about the beautiful country of Uganda and her own personal story of overcoming loss after the war in Uganda.
She was also the Deputy Head of Mission, Uganda Embassy, Rome, January, 2006 – May 2011.
Margaret held senior Public Relations and Human Resources positons with Uganda Development Bank and various companies in Private Sector in Uganda from September 1986 to December 2005.
She lived in exile in Kenya from June 1976 to September 1986 where she engaged in small scale trade, small scale food production for schools, part-time editing for publishing houses, part-time teaching in Secondary Schools and freelance consultancy services for various companies.
In December, 1971 went in exile in Tanzania where from December 1972 to June 1976 she worked as Administration Officer with General Tyre E.A Ltd, Arusha, after working for E.A. Community from January 1972 to November 1972 as Assistant Secretary in the Technical Assistance Coordination Section.
n April 1971 to December 1971 worked as Research Assistant at the Institute of Public Administration, Kampala after graduating from Makerere University with a B.A (honours) Degree in Literature in January 1971.
She served as a board member for:
- Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation
- Nsimbe Holdings (U) Ltd
- Uganda Travel Bureau 2004 Ltd
- Child Restoration Outreach – an NGO for street children rehabilitation
- ACFODE (Action for Development) – A women development organization
In 1989 she was elected and she served as a Local Council Women Representative for one year. She is an elder at her Uganda home church – Faith Family Church.
More featured speakers:
Ms. Rima Aristocrat, CEO and President of Willis College
Mengistab Tsegaye, Executive Director at World Skills Employment Centre
See you later.