Memory Bandera Rwampwanyi, Founder
Memory is a US-trained Zimbabwean whose passion is human rights and social and economic development issues. Memory is a founding member of the Girl Child Network (GCN) Zimbabwe (1999) and a co-founder of Tariro: Hope and Health for Zimbabwe's Orphans (2003). In the past decade, the GCN Empowerment Model has been replicated in other countries and has helped millions of girls worldwide. As GCN Zimbabwe celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2009, Memory took GCN to Uganda and it is now a registered NGO.Memory currently works with the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project. Prior to that she worked with the International Law Institute-African Centre for Legal Excellence (ILI-ACLE) and with Youth Action International (YAI). While at ILI-ACLE and YAI, her areas of specialization were Economic Development; Human Rights & Access to Justice; Good Governance and Anti-Corruption; Peace Building; and Project Planning and Implementation. She also participated at various levels in the negotiation and implementation of a number of projects between ILI-ACLE/YAI and various professional partners at national and international level. Memory holds a Master of Science in International Relations from Suffolk University, Boston and a Bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College, in Massachusetts, USA. Email: email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ronnie Balinda, Assistant Accountant
Ronnie is the Assistant Accountant at GCN Uganda. He is responsible for GCN’s day-to-day financial accounting and works closely with the External Auditor. Ronnie has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Ndejje University. Email: email@example.com
“Christine Adero is the Program Officer for Girl Child Network hailing from Makerere University with a Bachelors Degree in Arts in Social Sciences. She implements and conducts the campaign and activities which may empower the Girl Child. With a vast amount of experience in working with children and the youth, she is very passionate about being able to put a smile on the girls' faces. "With the nature of the organization and opportunity to take on new challenges, each day is a learning day for me. I know this sounds cliché but my anticipation is to work together with GCN to make a change in the world, one girl at a time. The more we empower the girl child, the more we empower the world"
When not in office being serious, Christine loves to hangout with friends, read non-fiction crime stories or engaging in some part time modeling"