Journalist Eunice Nankwanga has been elected the President of International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) Uganda chapter.
Nankwanga who worked with NBS TV, Kingdom Television and other organisations, is currently the spokesperson for Interreligious Council of Uganda (IRCU).
Remarking after the voting exercise, the outspoken and experienced journalist vowed to contribute on gender mainstreaming in media and mentorship saying mediocrity is not a choice. “It is time for a woman to reshape own position without being clustered into vulnerabilities,” she said at organisations headquarters in Nansana.
Since the platforms works for elevation of women in media, Nankwanga pledged to avails opportunities, share strategies and contribute towards the development of women in broadcasting and exchanging professional and technical knowledge and experiences.
IAWRT-Uganda chapter is a network of professional media practitioners working for gender equality in the media and a fairer treatment for women working in broadcasting journalism in Uganda.
It also provides a rich resource of knowledge and professional experience through its information exchange forums and professional media support to various organizations and individuals.
She will be working along six members to achievement her goals. The other members are:
1. Stella Teta -Vice President
2. Agnes Nantambi-Secretary
3. Rose Namale-Treasurer
4. Linda Kibombo- Board Member
5. Fleria Nalwanga – Board Member
6. Irene Birungi – Board Member
1. Sarah Nakibuuka – President (now serves as Secretary to IAWRT international Board)
2. Eunice Nankwanga – Vice President
3. Joyce Bagala- Secretary
3. Irene Birungi- Treasurer
4. Rose Namale – Board Member
5. Agnes Nantambi- Board Member
6. Stella Teta- Board Member
7 – Prossy Nandudu- Board member