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Josephine Kamisya Josephine as our Senior Program Officer for the National Prevention of Violence Against Women Program, holds a BA Honors Degree in Development Studies from Makerere University and is working towards an MA in Peace and Conflict Studies. She has over 10 years of experience in mobilizing communities to promote human rights and to prevent violence against women. Josephine is experienced in strengthening capacity and building motivation of civil society organizations to prevent violence against women in Uganda, she is in charge of the SASA! national rollout.

Josephine is known as a warm and friendly person who helps others to activate their inner happiness and peace at CEDOVIP. She is good at relationship building with all the activists that we work with at the community level, in civil society and government departments.

Diana KagereDiana is the Media and National Advocacy officer at CEDOVIP. Diana continues to motivate the team as a dependable person at CEDOVIP who takes personal interest in helping individuals pursue their objectives and interests. She is responsible for influencing the media to open discussions about VAW, POWER, rights and justice for women through print, electronic, and social media as well as working with editors, journalists. She is involved in all aspects of influencing policy and legal framework to effectively prevent and respond to VAW, and coordinates the Domestic Violence Act coalition.

Before joining CEDOVIP, Diana was the face of WBS TV Prime News for the last six years. She was the communications manager for Democracy Monitoring Group, a consortium of csos (ACFODE, TI, NDI, UJCC) monitoring 2011 Presidential Elections. She is pursuing a Master's Degree in Human Rights from Makerere University and is a holder of a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from the same university. Diana is passionate about human rights and creating a safe environment for women and girls in Uganda!

Denis is our senior administrator & accounts officer holds a BA in Commerce from Makerere University and a diploma in Business Studies from Makerere University Business School and also a student member of Level III Certified Public Accountants of Uganda. Denis is the Senior Accountant/ Administrative Personnel and oversees accounting/ administration activities (Planning, Budgeting, reporting, analyzing, reconciliation), General financial advice to staff, management team, and General office administration and Human resource activities.

He is known for his sense of humor and easily relates with everyone at office. He has worked at CEDOVIP for 12 years. Before working at CEDOVIP, Denis worked for Human Rights Organization in Northern Uganda and the Central Region.

Olive Nabisubi holds a BA in Development Studies from Makerere University. She also holds certificates in Counseling domestic violence survivors, Good Clinical Practice and Subject Protection, and Qualitative and Quantitative Participatory Research. Olive is a Program Officer in charge of implementing SASA! program in Makindye and Rubaga divisions in Kampala. She is at the fore front of working with communities to create safer, healthier and happier relationships, homes and communities through inspiring men and women to start questioning violence against women, men's use of power and HIV.

Her love for design is brought to life through development of colorful communication materials where she pays attention to the quality of materials produced. Before joining CEDOVIP, she worked as a research assistant with Raising Voices on the baseline research for the SASA! program. Prior to that, she worked as a behavioral assistant researcher with the Rakai Health Sciences Program in Southern Uganda. She is passionate about empowering vulnerable people such as women and children, she is a voice for the voiceless.

Richard Holds a BA in commerce majoring in accounting from Makerere University Business School Nakawa and is currently undertaking Certified Public Accountant profession (CPAU). Richard directly supports the Senior Administration and Finance officer to manage daily accounting operations.

His main duties focus on book keeping activities, working with sales and purchase ledgers and running calculations to ensure that records and payments are correct. Before working at CEDOVIP, Richard worked for Warid Telecom Uganda for 5 years as Senior Executive Operation & Senior Executive Credit controller, he has worked for CEDOVIP since September 2013 to date.