Thursday September 14 2017

Kigozi recognised for investment leadership


Kampala. Dr Maggie Kigozi, a veteran business entrepreneur, a leader and mentor, is set to be rewarded following her positive impact in business, the economy and the lives of people around her community.
The former Uganda Investment Authority executive director, also senior consultant at the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, will receive the 2017 Digital Impact Awards Africa Investment Leadership Award in Kampala later this month
“We are recognizing Prof Maggie Kigozi for her outstanding contribution towards industrialisation, attracting and nurturing investments, empowering women and youth and supporting the sports and creative arts industries over the years,” Mr Innocent Kawooya, CEO HiPipo, said in an interview last week.
He continued: “Majority of the investments and establishment such as telecoms, ISPs, and banks which are leading the current digital revolution and financial inclusion in Uganda were possible under the leadership of Prof Maggie Kigozi.”
According to him, Ms Kigozi has been at the forefront of investment, providing an example for the youth.