Uganda’s Small and Medium Enterprise Chief, John Kakungulu Walugembe, has graduated from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (majoring in Development Economics and Public Policy).
Walugembe graduated in a colorful ceremony that was held at the University’s campus in Cambridge Massachusetts.
The graduation was graced by the United States of America’s Attorney General, Merrick Garland.
While at Harvard, Walugembe who self-funded his education, was a Mason Fellow.
He is also an Oxford University Alumnus, who graduated with an MBA in Finance and Economics from the Said Business School in 2017, as a Skoll Scholar.
He currently heads the Federation of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and is a globally recognized international consultant in the areas of SME growth, Private Sector Development and Economic Development, among others.
Walugembe is also the Country Representative for the African Management Institute and the founding Executive Director of the Oxford Green Finance Initiative a consulting organization backed by Oxford University, based in Oxford, United Kingdom.
He was also instrumental in establishing the Global Green Growth Institute in Uganda and in revamping the Uganda Small Scale Industries Association between 2012-16.
With this education, Walugembe has now joined a list of notable alumni from this leading institution including; John F. Kennedy, Barak Obama, Rata Tata, Henry Kissinger and former Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, among others.
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