Jane Ocaya-Irama, Oxfam Uganda
Development Economist is committed to Political, Social and Economic Justice including deepening learning on socio-economic development, women’s rights and gender justice. Thirty years’ work experience – from academia to Civil society – with a focus on science and technology education to economic justice particularly from a feminist economist perspective. Held policy advocacy and women’s rights roles at ActionAid International Uganda and the Eastern African Sub-Regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI). Currently Women’s Rights Advisor at Oxfam in Uganda. Written extensively on trade and economic policy as well as women’s rights and the convergence between these areas, including economic development strategies, regional integration, women’s economic empowerment, the unpaid care economy, and VAW/G; and, have, consulted for several organisations. Served on the Boards of national and regional organisations including the Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute and Uganda Women’s Network. Hold an MSc Development Economics.