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Ugandan Immigration Officer Agnes Igoye stands out at 2017 Harvard Graduation

Date: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Congratulations to Senior Immigration Officer Agnes Igoye  who graduated from Harvard Kennedy School as a Mason Fellow in the Mid-career Master in Public Administration Program. Mark Zukerberg, Facebook CEO, gave Ms.Igoye special recognition for her contribution in promoting law enforcement in Uganda:

"I met Agnes Igoye, who’s graduating today. Where are you, Agnes? She spent her childhood navigating conflict zones in Uganda, and now she trains thousands of law enforcement officers to keep communities safe." Mark Zuckerberg, C.E.O and founder of Facebook at the #Harvard17 Commencement lecture.

SHORT PROFILE

BORN March 8th 1972 Ms. Igoye Graduated from Makerere University with a degree in social science She earned a master’s degree at Makerere University After graduation she joined Ministry Of Internal Affairs in 1996 as an Immigration Officer and was later promoted to the rank of a Senior Immigration Officer Currently she works as the Training Manager at the Directorate of Citizenship & Immigration Control and is the Deputy National Coordinator Anti Human trafficking Taskforce She attended University of Oxford as a Fulbright/Hubert Humphrey Fellow in 2010-11 to study forced migration And most recently she graduated at Harvard Kennedy School as a Mason Fellow in the Mid-career Master in Public Administration Program She is also Ambassador at Let Girls learn and Regional Ambassador at Girl Rising