Jolly Okumu-Project Manager

Jolly OkumuJolly Okumu is the Project Manager (Full Time) for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Makerere University.

As the manager, she is responsible for the following tasks at the Program:

  • Report to the Program Coordinator and be responsible for the day to day operational management of the Program.
  • Coordinate the recruitment and admission of the MCF Scholars.
  • Supervise the M&E/MIS Coordinator, Internships and Entrepreneurship Coordinator, Psychosocial & Support Services officer, Finance & Admin officer, the Project Communications officer and the Admin Secretary.
  • Coordinate with the Foundation in building the Scholars Network and Scholars Identity.
  • Collaborate with the Foundation Program leadership and partner network institutions on Program implementation and quality control.
  • Produce Monthly Reports.

 Previously she served as the Gender Officer in charge of the Makerere University Female Scholarship Foundation (FSF) in the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate, Makerere University from 2011 to June 2015. She has over five years’ experience in managing Scholarship Programs, in which, she managed different scholarship projects on FSF that includes among others; the Ms. JD Global Education Fund Initiative, the Matching Grant project funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Local Government Districts Initiative. She also worked with the Amnesty Commission as a Senior Resettlement Officer and with Nsamizi Institute of Social Development as an Assistant Registrar.

She holds a Master of Arts in Gender Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from Makerere University. My expertise is in Gender and Development. She is the   Patron of   MCF Scholars Association at Makerere University and a Mentor to FSF and MCF Scholars.

Contact Details:

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Telephone number(s):  +256 712989682        

Postal Address: 7062, Kampala

Social Media details: Face book name: Okumu Jolly

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