Virginia Nkwanzi, Ipsos Uganda
Virginia is a Ugandan social researcher with over 20 years of experience. She specialises in monitoring and evaluation, consumer research, behaviour change and communications research. She works across sectors and cross cutting subject matter including livelihoods, financial inclusion, agriculture, education, health, nutrition, gender equity and Women’s Economic Empowerment, vulnerable populations, and emergency. Her experience spans Sub-Saharan Africa doing research and evaluations for international organisations, development partners and governments. Virginia is currently Director of Public Affairs at Ipsos Sub-Saharan Africa, where she oversees the Africa centre for Development Research and Evaluations. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration (SWASA) from Makerere University and an Executive MBA from the East and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) as well as host of courses on cross-cutting issues.