Wendy Andezu is the Adolescent Project Manager for StrongMinds Uganda. She brings a proven track record, documented by over 10 years of experience in handling programs/projects, training, mentoring, planning and management. Key competency areas include working with youth and adolescents, adolescent reproductive health, child Protection, sexual and gender-based violence, menstrual hygiene management, HIV/AIDS prevention, care and…

Monica Mary Asekenye joined StrongMinds in 2019 as a Peer Therapy Group Supervisor, bringing over 15 years of experience working in humanitarian and development contexts. She has provided leadership for several projects including humanitarian responses in Northern Uganda, child protection, livelihoods protection and family strengthening. Monica has a Master’s Degree in Development Studies and Post…

Godfrey Tumuhaise joined StrongMinds Uganda in January 2019. He brings 15 years of experience in the management of development programmes. He is versed in project planning, implementation and management, strategic planning, organizational policies and systems development, counseling and networking. He has worked for Avocats Sans Frontieres, African Great Lakes Human Rights Defenders Protection Fund, Regional Capacity Building Partners – RECABIP, Pamoja Africa Reflect Network, Alliance…

Rasa Dawson is an experienced campaign manager with a keen interest in empowering women in Africa. She brings to StrongMinds extensive experience in working with influential supporters, increasing constituency and elevating brand awareness, most recently at Oxfam America. Previously, she was Development Manager at Physicians for Social Responsibility. Rasa holds a Master’s of Science in…

Jennifer Bass is passionate about the intersection of mental health and sustainable development. Before joining StrongMinds as communications manager, she led the North American communications team for the Rainforest Alliance and served as the communications manager at Worldwide Orphans. She holds a BA in Anthropology from Tufts University and a Master’s of Environmental Science from…

Frank Harle is an effervescent leader who gets the ball rolling from day one. He has always had a great interest in female rights which started in his gap year in Tanzania when he worked as a Peer Educator in Sexual Health. After gaining a BA History from the University of Sheffield, UK he was…

Dena Batrice

Dena Batrice is a social worker and an activist who is passionate about human rights – especially the rights of those who are struggling with mental health burdens. Ten years ago she pursued a Masters degree in International Mental Health – with the hope that one day an organization like StrongMinds would exist to help…

Auxillia Msariri is the Finance and Administration Manager for StrongMinds Uganda. Auxillia works to further advance and strengthens our financial systems as we continue to expand. Auxillia assists with a wide variety of areas, including enhancing our day-to-day finance and administration activities, improving our financial reporting and budgeting, and ensures that all our policies, procedures,…

Solome Bayiga

Solome Bayiga working with StrongMinds Uganda as a Senior Mental Health Officer.  She holds a master of sciences degree in Clinical Psychology and a Bachelors degree in Community Psychology. She has worked with Trans-Cultural Psychosocial Organization with Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement as a Station Clinical Psychologist, an HIV/AIDS counselor and Project Manager for Orphans and Vulnerable…

Sharon Birungi

Sharon Birungi is working with Strongminds Uganda as a Mental Health Supervisor and previously worked with  Butabika National Referral Hospital and East African community Affair (MEACA) as a Volunteer. She holds a bachelors’ degree in Social Work & Social Administration and currently perusing Masters in Counseling Psychology.