Executive Director: Monica Emiru Enyou
Monica is a Program Development and Management Expert with hands on experience in gender mainstreaming, social inclusion and socio-economic justice. She has worked in various capacities including social policy analysis, legislation development, reviews and reforms and advocacy for children, women and other disadvantaged groups. She has expertise in application of participatory methodologies and development programming with a niche on the participation of women, children and young people to influence their decision making at micro and macro levels. In addition, Monica has extensive background and passion in catalysing women to work in collectives for social and economic development, leadership and good governance. Prior to joining NAWOU, Monica worked in conflict and post-conflict settings including northern Uganda during the civil unrest and South Sudan from before it attained independence. She holds a Master’s of Art in Development Studies majoring in Population and Development from the Institute of Social Studies in the Hague, the Netherlands, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Social Sciences from Makerere University in Kampala.
Allen KoosaTumushabe: Accountant
Allen is an Associate Member of the Certified Public Accountants in Uganda. She is an accountant with 8 years experience in finance and administrative roles for both private and public entities. At the moment, she is in charge of the Finance and Administrative functions of NAWOU providing technical backstopping support for all programmes in the country.
Before joining NAWOU, Allen set up and implemented finance and administrative frameworks for Plan International’s country office and was later transferred to the Luwero programme area. Allen has also supported the Makerere University Finance department in various roles including internal systems controls, budgeting and budgetary control, institutional capacity development for non finance and administrative staff as well as reporting and orientation on accounting principles.
She has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Commerce, specializing in Accounting from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.