About me

Kaviri Ali is a dynamic youth activist with over four years of experience being at the forefront of many issues that promote pro-poor values, gender equality, good governance and social justice in Uganda. As President for FOWODE young leaders Alumni Association (FYLAA) a youth non-profit that grew out of Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)’s Leadership Building Initiative, he provides headship to the Association that has a membership of over 500 Alumni. A Founding Member with the “Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives” an initiative of Konrad Adenour Stiftung (KAS), Ali has extensively carried research and analyzed development policies with focus onto maternal health, media freedoms, Education and youth employment strategies and presented policy alternatives to political decision makers. In 2012, he founded the Youth Equality Center a youth led NGO that strives to empower school girls especially in disadvantaged communities to build their self esteem and focus on education including imparting knowledge and skills in communication, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and gender issues. Additionally, Ali is working with Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) in Uganda as a Field Coordinator where he facilitates technology, business and life skills to grassroots youth and women groups in Mukono district. He is skilled in leadership, policy analysis, ICT and entrepreneurship, Blogging, social media advocacy, research, Public relations, community mobilization and with the ability to read and write in Braille and use sign language. He holds a Bachelors Degree of Community Based Rehabilitation from Kyambogo University, a certificate in Alternative and Transformative leadership and a Certificate in Entrepreneurship Development from Management Training and Advisory centre (MTAC).

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