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Mak's Drake Ssempijja wins Mandela Washington Fellowship

  • In General
  • 20 Jun 2019 - 1:52pm
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 1,470
Mr. Drake Ssempijja, Assistant Lecturer, Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences, CoNAS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda at one of the landing sites. Mr. Ssempijja was awarded the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).

Mr. Drake Ssempijja has been awarded the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). The fellowship is tenable at the Leadership in Civic Engagement Institute, University of Georgia, USA. Drake is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences at the College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University. His study will focus on "leadership in civic engagement" particularly on how scientists and the academia can increase the impact of their work on society through building long-term sustainable community outreach programs and engagements.

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