Program Director
Zamara Foundation

Lucy Kombe is a passionate young feminist dedicated to advancing women’s rights and promoting SRHR. Her work centres on empowering adolescent girls and young women to gain knowledge and skills that enable them to take control of their SRHR. As a Program Coordinator at Zamara Foundation, she leads the development and implementation of programs while supporting communications efforts. Lucy is committed to creating spaces for young women to share their experiences, amplify their voices, and generate solutions to the issues affecting them. Her unwavering commitment is reshaping the narrative and paving the way for a more inclusive and equitable future.

Event Schedule

20 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
08:00 pm EEST 09:30 pm EEST Rethinking Reproductive Rights of socially marginalized populations in Africa.
Side Event
Ubumwe Grande Hotel - Ikaze Room

This is a panel discussion for grassroots youth, women with disabilities, young people living with HIV and other marginalized communities from the region to tell stories Read More


Program Director

Zamara Foundation


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