Joshua has four years of experience in the nonprofit sector, and earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration majoring in Nongovernmental Organizations Management at Kampala International University and a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology. In 2014 he co-founded Youth for Reconciliation and Leadership, a community based organization in rural Serere promoting peace and digital skills. Acting as Head of Communications and Partnerships he is responsible for acquiring partners, finding new local and international partners within his first six month. Joshua works part-time as a digital skills trainer, helping over five thousand young people with the Google Digital Skills for Africa project under the Ujamaa Tribe. Previously he worked as the IT Support Staff and Google Suite Administrator at Kampala International University. Joshua is an alumni of the Young African Leaders Initiative, a flagship program of President Obama. Over time he has developed skills in grassroots mobilization and improved his cultural intelligence. As he continues to work within the nonprofit sector, Joshua desires to learn new skills in managing growth, volunteers, stakeholder expectations and managing conflicts.
Host Org: Center for Technology & Workforce
Fellow role at Center for Technology & Workforce: Joshua will serve as a Program Manager, working to create events, resources and studies that will help get more people into and retained in tech and tech-enabled careers, preparing them for future employment.