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Ms. Norah Owaraga, CPAR Uganda Ltd Managing Director

Norah Owaraga is a cultural anthropologist and a practitioner who holds a Master of Science Degree in Development Management from the Open University, United Kingdom. Her first degree is a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Queen Margaret College (now Queen Margaret University), Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Her professional experience spans since 1992 during which, among others, she has consulted with government departments, civil society organisations and business providing her expertise on human centred policy development, on programmes implementation, on social accountability, on civic education, on wealth creation, on poverty reduction, on land justice and healthcare services provision, among others.

Owaraga has worked as a senior executive in civil society organisations. Since April 2012 to date she is the Managing Director of CPAR Uganda Ltd, a not-for-profit development organisation that is building healthy communities in Uganda.

As an active citizen, she is a humanist who regularly shares her opinions on a wide range of issues through her blog, “The Humanist View” and through social media – Face book, Twitter, LinkedIn and Academia 

Since January 2017, she is the first and to date (May 2018) the only female political Radio Talk Show host in Uganda, hosting the prime time show “Spectrum Extra” on Radio One FM90; a platform through which she interacts with a varied range of views and through which she holds leaders to account.

She is a Fellow of the African Leadership Initiative East Africa (ALI EA) and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN).