Dr. Euzobia Mugisha Baine has been appointed the Acting Director, Gender and Mainstreaming Directorate at Makerere University.
The outgoing Acting Director, Gender and Mainstreaming Directorate Ms. Frances Nyachwo handed over office to Dr. Euzobia on 8th January 2018.
The function was presided over by the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dr. Ernest Okello Ogwang.
The handover took place in the office of Gender Mainstreaming Directorate, Makerere University Senate Building witnessed by the staff of Gender Mainstreaming Directorate and Makerere University Public Relations office.
“My appointment shows that the University Management treasures Gender mainstreaming. It is high time we use this opportunity to champion its interests. We are aware that the program has faced so many challenges but it kept a fleet, but if we come together we can find solutions,” Dr. Euzobia said according to information on Makerere university website.
The mandate of the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate is to mainstream gender in the University functions of teaching and learning; research and innovations; knowledge transfer partnerships and networking and support services.
ABOUT Dr. Euzobia M. Baine
Dr. Euzobia M. Baine joined Makerere University in February 2000 as an Assistant Registrar.
She worked as a Senior Assistant Registrar in Charge of Policy and Welfare from 2007 -2011, and an Assistant Registrar in charge of the Female Scholarship Initiative from 2001 -2007 in the then Gender Mainstreaming Division (GMD).
In May 2011, she was appointed Manager in charge of Academic Affairs in the Quality Assurance Directorate of Makerere University, a post she has held until she was currently appointed the Acting Director of Gender and Mainstreaming Directorate, Makerere University.
According to the communication signed by the Acting Director, Human Resources, Mrs Dorothy Sennoga Zake, the Vice Chancellor authorised the Acting appointment of Dr. Euzobia Mugisha Baine for a period of one year effective 2nd January 2018.
Ms Frances Nyachwo (Centre) the Outgoing Acting Director Gender Mainstreaming handed over to Dr. Euzobia Baine (2nd Right) on 8th January 2018. Some members in the directorate witnessed the handover including First Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) Dr. Ernest Okello Ogwang (3rd Left)- Photo by Makerere PR Office.