Martha heads the FAWE Regional Secretariat and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the organization. She ensures that FAWE Regional Secretariat’s fiscal operations, fundraising, advocacy, human resource and programmatic strategies are effectively implemented across the FAWE network.
She previously served as the Senior Programme Coordinating Officer supporting FAWE programs and activities in 34 FAWE National Chapters in line with the FAWE Strategic Objectives.
Before joining FAWE Africa, Martha served in FAWE Uganda as Technical Advisor for almost three years before rising to become Executive Director of FAWE Uganda. Before joining FAWE, she worked as Program Officer with Child Fund international.
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.
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.