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About Angellah Kiiza Kyomugisha

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Country: Uganda

Angellah Kiiza Kyomugisha has more than 12 years of experience in electrical power system engineering. Currently, Angellah is senior energy officer at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development of Uganda focusing on designing national electrical grid extensions and connectivity to rural communities. She also serves as a mentor in the Uganda Commonwealth Scholarship alumni group, a cell leader in her community church, and a member of Zonta International, advocating for vulnerable women's rights. Angellah holds a master's degree in Electrical Power System Engineering from Manchester University, a postgraduate diploma in Project Planning and Management from Uganda Management Institute, and a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Makerere University. Angellah is motivated by the knowledge that every rural electrification project that she designs is an opportunity to positively transform a rural community. Upon completing the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, Angellah plans to continue working with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, because it offers her an opportunity to serve and improve the welfare of Uganda's citizens. Angellah's long-term aspiration is to plan and implement electrification projects with diverse rural communities in more parts of Africa, and to make an impact globally.

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