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Professional Fellows - Fall 2022 Cohort

Meet our Fall 2022 Cohort of Professional Fellows! This group of six accomplished disability rights leaders from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Ethiopia completed an intensive five-week Fellowship between October and November 2022 in the US.

Learn more about our Fellows, their follow-on projects, and Fellowship experiences!

  • (Tiba) Priscilla Kisakye

    Photo of Fellow (Tiba) Priscilla Kisakye

    Lobbying and Advocacy Officer Uganda Society for Disabled Children (USDC)

  • Alan H Onyango

    Photo of Fellow Alan H Onyango

    TV Host and Producer,
    Signs Media TV Kenya
    Founder and CEO, Black Albinism

  • Emebet G Lema

    Photo of Fellow Emebet G Lema

    Disability Inclusion Officer
    Light for the World–Ethiopia Office

  • Fides P Uiso

    Photo of Fellow Fides P Uiso

    Founder and CEO
    Tanzania Epilepsy Foundation

  • Harunah Damba

    Photo of Fellow Harunah Damba

    Scientist, Uganda Virus Research Institute
    Chairperson, United Persons with Disabilities (UPWD)

  • Salome N Gitau

    Photo of Fellow Salome N Gitau

    Kenya Education Management Institute (KEMI)
    Motivation Peer Trainer