Anne Gahongayire

Secretary General,Supreme Court of Rwanda, Kigali

Anne Gahongayire is secretary general of the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion, Republic of Rwanda, Kigali. From 1997 to 2002, she worked with the Ministry of Education where she was in charge of a girls' education program. During that time, she was also the coordinator of the Forum for African Women Educationalists - Rwanda Chapter. Prior to that, Ms. Gahongayire served as director and later commissioner of Women Affairs with the Rwandese Patriotic Front. In that position, she was responsible for coordinating and facilitating women empowerment programs including literacy campaigns, civic education, and social and economic projects for women. She serves as chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer at Kigali Institute of Science and Technolgy. She is a former member of the National Scholarship Committee-Rwanda. Ms. Gahongayire holds a B.Sc. in mathematics, zoology, and psychology from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. She is currently pursuing advanced training in management at the Hifab International School in Stockholm, Sweden.


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