Patricia Kajumba

Executive Director
Twekonyere Foundation Uganda (TWEFU)

Patricia is a social worker and founder of Twekonyere Foundation Uganda, which focuses on strengthening African leadership and promoting good health and wellbeing for young people and their communities. She’s also a passionate advocate for menstrual health and hygiene. Since 2019, she has engaged in various community programs. She believes in collaborative partnerships for sustainable development in African communities. _x000D_

Event Schedule

19 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
04:30 pm EEST 06:00 pm EEST Uniting for Menstrual Justice to Advance Gender Equality: Local Voices, Feminist Approaches, and Integration with SRHR
Room MH 2-2

Our session unites multi-sectoral stakeholders to build action for menstrual justice for all, to realize gender equality. Societal structures and inequalities deeply Read More

Lillian Bagala

Regional Director

Irise Institute East Africa

Arundati Muralidharan


Global Menstrual Collective

Rosette Nanyanzi Susan

Social Development Specialist / Gender Technical Advisor

Ministry of Education and Sports - Uganda

Patricia Kajumba

Executive Director

Twekonyere Foundation Uganda (TWEFU)


Menstrual Health and Hygiene Peer Educator

Plan International Indonesia

Patricia Humura

Her Voice Fund Angel

Her Voice Fund

Charles Tumwebaze

Public Health Worker

Together Alive Health Initiative Uganda and The Period Equality Network

Ayesha Leghari

Country Director

PSI Pakistan

Esther Wambui Kimani

Pan-African Feminist, Founder Zamara Foundation, SRHRJ expert and trained psychologist

Zamara Foundation


Magdalene Dorto

Not applicable Not applicable

Deborah Nyirenda

Not applicable Not applicable

Yashmin Fernandes

Director Women's Digital Financial Inclusion Hub, Women's World Banking

Stella Anyangwe

End Polo Now Coordinator Rotary International

Blandine Umuziranenge

Founder and CEO Kosmotivr

Taryn Russell

Deputy Executive Director Results Canada

Djeinaba Kane

Advocacy & Partnership Lead AfricaNenda

Rafiat Akinokun

Youth Advorate and cub's health nurse

Melania Chiponda

Gender and Climate Advisor The African Women's Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)

Aries Setiadi

Managing Director Fintech Association Indonesia

Claude Mambo Muvunyi

Director General Rwanda Biomedical Center

Hanna Lemma

Co-founder & Contributor Addis Powerhouse

Kathryn Toure

Regional Director, Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office IDRC

Dr. Lisa Avery

Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba; Director Africa Initiatives

Carmen Correa

CEO Pro Mujer

Tawakkol Karman

Nobel Peace Price Laureate Tawakkol Karman Foundation

Anis Farid

Research Project Manager Women's Aid Organisation

Patricia Elias

Every Woman International Lawyer; Chief, Global Diplomatic Campaign

Lipi Rahman

Executive Director, Badabon Sangho Every Woman Indrani Fellow

Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda