Deborah is a Ugandan Utilization-Focused Evaluator & Evaluation Mentor who promotes the role of Evaluation Science in the advancement of girls and women’s well-being, human dignity, gender equality, equity, organizational effectiveness, inclusive development, and transformative leadership. She is an active member of women’s economic empowerment collectives and associations in Uganda and Africa. She designed a community based Self Help Empowerment and Leadership SHEL framework (the iCON Women & Young People’s Leadership Academy) that catalyzes the economic empowerment of women survivors of gender-based violence and civil conflict in Northern Uganda. She is currently the Africa Director at the campus wide 4W Initiative for Women & Wellbeing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. Deborah is also a specialist in project management, policy and program interventions in Gender-Based Violence Prevention Initiatives, Social Entrepreneurship, Women & Youth Entrepreneurial Leadership Development, Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE), Family Stability, Community Empowerment and Social Movements.
/ / Deborah Kaddu-Serwadda, Uganda Women’s Network