Working with a strong people-centered approach to address development concerns, Tabitha has experience in conducting research and evaluations in the broad fields of democracy and good governance, agriculture, education and health delivery systems, women empowerment and local economic development. She has expertise in social inclusion analysis, stakeholder mapping and power analysis, and political economy analysis/institutional analysis.
Professional experience and specialist expertise; in public financial management (PFM) and budgeting; and am familiar with gender responsive budgeting, gender and equity policy and programme design/evaluation. She has offered my analytical skills to numerous organizations, and have also worked with governments and universities in several countries.
She is particularly inspired by people who spend their entire lives striving for justice that others may be free.
Tabitha is currently An Assoc. Prof. Gender Studies, Makerere University- Gender Studies Department
Responsible for curriculum design, preparing course materials, lecturing and supervising research students.
- A holder of a PhD in Political Science
- M. A in Women and Gender Studies
- Certificate research management and methodology
- Certificate of merit on political economy and institutions analysis
Membership of professional bodies:
- Action for Development, Women NGO
- Uganda Association of Evaluators
- American Political Science Association
- Centre for Basic Research.
- Organization of Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA)
- Council for development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA)
Engendering the New Aid Modalities in Uganda: An Opportunity for Involving the Women’s Movement, Uganda Management Institute; Policy Series Working Paper 13/1, 2015 Kampala-Uganda.
Jul 2014: June 2013: “Cities on the Move: Assessing Women’s Contribution to Economic Growth in the Urban Kampala City” in Bantebya et al, Transforming Women’s Lives: New Realities in Gender and Poverty; Fountain Publishers.
March 2013: “Winning with Women: Strategies to Increase Women’s Representation in Political Parties in Uganda”. Makerere Institute for Social Research working paper 22/1 and MAWAZO vol 9, 2.
Jun 2012:” Gender, State, NGOs and the international Aid System” in Opoku-Mensah et al, Donors, the State and NGOs in Africa, University of Bergen, Norway and Makerere University, Fountain Publishers.
Mar 2012: Making Information and Communications Technologies Work: A gender analysis of the 2011 elections, In Arno Bamme, Gunter Getzinger, and Bernard Wieser (ed), Institute of Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society, Graz, 2012.