Dr. May Sengendo

Dr. May Sengendo graduated with M.C BA, Dip. Ed., Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, MA; University of Nottingham, and Ph. D University of Cape Town, South Africa. Dr. Sengendo is currently serving as Academic Staff at the School of Women and Gender Studies, College Of Humanities and Social Sciences, at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda where she is actively participating in academic and community initiatives to address gender and development issues from an African perspective.

Dr. Sengendo’s work has a national and international outlook and includes teaching; research, publication and dissemination; outreach, networking and advocacy; and gender mainstreaming. Dr. Sengendo’s work seeks to contribute to development in Uganda and the region at large through ensuring that gender is an integral part of the development process. She works towards reducing Gender Digital Divide. Dr. Sengendo participated in the planning and launch of HERS- EA in 2014 and is a HERS-EA Alum (2017) of The Inaugural HERS-EA ACADEMY (July 2017).