Project Officer,Niy-yetu Youth Program

Jackie Akello

Jacqueline is an emergency and development expert with a BA in Social Sciences and a Diploma in Secondary Education. Jackie has a rich understanding of the role that gender plays in inclusive livelihoods and data-collection and evaluation processes. She has worked with various NGOs and government entities, including Hope for Justice, International Foundation for Recovery and Development, and the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Given her passion for gender justice, Jackie mentors a group of vulnerable young women in the areas of sexual and reproductive health, protection, financial budgeting, and entrepreneurship.