Who is Rebecca Kadaga?

Who is Rebecca Kadaga?

As we draw closer to the International Women’s Day, we bring you profiles of women driving change in institutions in Uganda. Today we look at Rebecca Kadaga’s achievements and profile.

Kadaga was born on 24th May 1956, she is a politician, lawyer by profession and the current Speaker of The Parliament of Uganda . She has held this positon since May 2011 succeeding Edward Ssekandi.

Kadaga is the first female speaker in the history of Uganda’s parliament.

Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga on Twitter: "On amending the NSSF law bse of  #COVID19: There's the argument that people should access their savings  before 50 years. What's the point of me saving money
Rebecca Kadaga has been the speaker of the Parliament of Uganda since 2011

Throughout her leadership, the Parliament of Uganda has improved to the best. Results from a survey conducted by Research World International from March 19th to April 6th 2012 showed that;

62% of respondents seconded her being Uganda’s next President. The Kabale Diocese’s Rev. Fr Gaetano Batanyenda’s assessment of her as “the best woman candidate for the presidential race come 2016.” Through out her term, she has been a strong leader commanding change.

Tomorrow we bring you a profile Winnie Byanyuma. Is there any woman driving change whose profile you want to read?, send us the name and we will share their profile.

Cheers to all women who work tirelessly to create change for themselves and people around them.

#WomensDays2021 #ChoosetoChallenge.

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