We learn much from others and make connections

Journalist and Marketer 

Uganda

What type of projects do you do?

Writing stories on women and marketing work.

Why did this sort work interest you, and how did you get started?

Being a woman got me interested and it was all started by the conference I first attended about Women in Media.

What part of this job do you personally find most satisfying? Most challenging?

When women talk about their actual stories and life experiences.

What do you like and not like about working in this industry?

Journalism is almost a full-time job with no time to rest, but what is interesting about the job is getting to know about people’s life stories.  We learn much from others and also make connections.

My strongest assets/skills, areas of knowledge, personality traits and values are….

Writing, interviewing and research

What are your long-term goals?

Being an advocate for women.

What special advice do you have for young women seeking to qualify for this type of work?

Young women should be ready to work with passion in all the kinds of work they are tasked to do.

Do you have any special words of warning, or encouragement, because of your experience?

The safety of women is very important as we do the work and it should always come first.