PROJECT SUCCESS: An ‘average girl’ headed for a PhD

DETERMINED: Ms Kiwanuka headed for the academic pinnacle. PHOTO BY ISAACKASAMANI

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With her PhD and masters programme having run back-to-back, Ms Kiwanuka says her children have paid some of the price for her academic pursuits – in spite of her best efforts to strike a balance between the two equally demanding aspects of her life.

In Part XIV of Project Success, we track down Monica Kiwanuka, Uganda’s fifth best in the 1993 UACE Arts exam, who is now pursuing a PhD at the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa. She tells her story.


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