Emily is the former Executive Director and co-founder of the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda, an organization dedicated to promoting the value of a ‘Culture in Development’ approach. She holds an Master of Philosophy in Development Studies with a focus on Endogenous Development. Emily has over 16 years professional experience in development work of which the last 14 years focused on cultural rights, and heritage development and promotion at national, regional and international levels. She has served on the 2003 Convention’s Evaluation Body as a Vice Chairperson and a member. She has also served as the Vice Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the International National Trusts Organization, an umbrella body of trusts that are dedicated to promoting the conservation and enhancement of the heritage of all nations for the benefit of the people of the world and future generations. She is currently a member of five national Boards dedicated to cultural heritage conservation, nature conservation, preventing violence against children and good governance.
Working experience in:
Kenya, Seychelles, Somalia, Uganda, Zimbabwe