Hellen Lwemamu, MA

Hellen coordinates lectures and site visits. She holds a BA in development studies from Makerere University and an MA in social planning and administration from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Her recent book, Gender and Work Challenges in the Informal Sector of Uganda: A Study of Disabled Men and Women in Uganda, examines the lives of people with disabilities in Uganda and the various interventions the government has undertaken for them. A former scholar at SIT Graduate Institute’s CONTACT program, Hellen will complete a fellowship on ethnicity, conflict, and inequality in global perspective at the Brown Institute of Advanced Research Initiatives at Brown University.


  • MA, University of Cape Town
  • BA, Makerere University
Hellen Lwemamu, MA

SIT Study Abroad

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UGANDA: Global Development Studies

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