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About Us

About Us

Uganda Women Writers Association- FEMRITE is a non governmental organisation with a membership for women writers in Uganda. Founded in 1995, FEMRITE is a membership organisation committed to consolidating women’s writing in Uganda and Africa. It aims to promote women writers and create space for the women to write.  Our programs and activities are aimed at fulfilling the FEMRITE strategic plan mandate which mainly centers around promoting the writing in literature like short stories, novels, and poetry.

OUR TEAM

The FEMRITE Team consists of the current working Board and the Secretariat.

EXECUTIVE BOARD

CHAIRPERSON

Ms. Regina Asinde

Regina is a published writer and feminist

TREASURER

Ms. Flavia Zalwango

Flavia Zalwango is a writer and seasoned entreprenuer.

GENERAL SECRETARY

Ms. Joyce wolayo

Joyce wolayo is a freelance writer with an online digital magazine. Currently she is a website developer, and digital marketing agent at her own agency.

BOARD MEMBER

Ms. Juliet Kushaba

Juliet Kushaba is a Ugandan writer and feminist scholar. Some of her creative works have been published by FEMRITE. She is a doctoral student at Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR).

BOARD MEMBER

Ms Philomena Nabweru

Philomena Nabweru is a writer and feminist.

SECRETARIAT

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Ms. Hilda Twongyeirwe

Hilda Twongyeirwe serves FEMRITE as the Executive Director. she is a writer and a feminist.

PROGRAMS OFFICER

Ms Fortunate Tusasirwe

Fortunate Tusasirwe serves FEMRITE as the programs officer. she loves writing and enterprenuership.