Josephine is an Ashinaga Scholar and an alumna of MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program. She is a final year Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Edinburgh who is passionate about engineering, entrepreneurship, research and socioeconomic issues. In her free time she likes to swim, climb and listen to audiobooks.

Being an Edinburgh University student.

As a student Josephine has sought to build her work experience in various areas. She worked for Shasha Network a social Enterprise that is seeking to improve educational outcomes of students and aid them in their career journey as an outreach coordinator. She’s also worked as a student engineer on an industrial placement in Newcastle. She has experience working as student consultant at FreshSight, a social enterprise that provides consultation services to socially conscious businesses. Her work involved conducting research and creating strategies to solve a problem.

On being an Ashinaga Scholar.

In 2018-2019, Josephine attended two Ashinaga study camps based in Uganda. The camps were focused on leadership training and professional development where she studied alongside Scholars from 25 countries in Africa.