Helena Aguti Okiring

Helena Aguti Okiring

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Helena is the founder and Creative Director at Blade Art and Media Company Limited, dedicated to promoting the use of arts, culture and new media for Leadership Development, Gender and Economic Justice, Policy Advocacy, Development Skills training and Social Transformation. Helena is an exceptional award-winning feminist who has made a great contribution to exemplifying youth leadership and excellence in promoting democracy and good governance. In 2016, she was voted as one of the top 40 most influential Young Women in Uganda, (Forty under 40) alongside many prominent change makers in the Pearl of Africa. A year later she was selected to take part in the International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP) by the United States Department of State; a merit opportunity presented to leaders who are making a contribution to the advancement of Democracy and Good Governance through demonstrating leadership in their countries. In 2014, she was nominated for the World Savers Award; an award given to persons who have shown an unwavering commitment to transforming their society through exemplary leadership.

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