Capacity Building for FSF Scholars at Makerere in Self-Marketing, Relationships, Academic Excellence and Career Planning

Since 2001, the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate (GMD) has been implementing a Female Scholarship programme under the Makerere University Female Scholarship Foundation (FSF).In addition to the tuition and living expenses, GMD equips the scholars with various life and soft skills that are crucial in succeeding beyond university education. In this respect, GMD organised a two-day capacity … Read more

Committee Investigating Sexual Harassment at Makerere University Presents the Report to Stakeholders for Validation

On 2nd March 2018, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe appointed a five member committee headed by Prof. Sylvia Tamale to investigate the causes of the increasing cases of sexual harassment, review the Policy and Regulations against Sexual Harassment and make recommendations for its improvement, and receive submissions on sexual harassment at Makerere University. Consisting  of … Read more

Mak- FSF Alumni Breakfast Meeting: Scholars are ready to drop a coin and change a life

Since 2001, the Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate in partnership with the Carnegie Cooperation of New York, has supported academically bright girls from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds to access university education at Makerere University, thus contributing to the increased undergraduate female students’ enrolment at the University. In 2012, in addition to the Carnegie Corporation of New … Read more

Female Scholarship Foundation graduates 144 students at the 68th Graduation of Makerere University

Under the stewardship of the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate, Makerere University appreciates the role of partners in supporting the various Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Programme since 2001 to facilitate implementation of various projects and initiatives. These include Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Swedish Government (SIDA), Norwegian Government, African Development Bank, Uganda Association of Women Lawyers … Read more

Dr. Euzobia Mugisha Baine appointed MAK Acting Director Gender Mainstreaming

On 8th January 2018, the outgoing Acting Director, Gender and Mainstreaming Directorate Ms. Frances Nyachwo handed over office to the newly-appointed Acting Director Dr. Euzobia Mugisha Baine. Dr. Euzobia M. Baine joined Makerere University in February 2000 as an Assistant Registrar. She worked as a Senior Assistant Registrar in Charge of Policy and Welfare from … Read more