Nasozi Kakembo is the Communications Manager at BFA where she oversees the development and implementation of BFA's communications strategy. Strategic focus areas include website and digital platforms, knowledge management, and external relationship building.
She comes to BFA with over 10 years in the development sector across philanthropy, social enterprise development, and higher education. Over this period, she has worked in low-income countries and emerging markets, including the Dominican Republic, Ghana, and Uganda. She commenced her social impact-oriented career at the Open Society Foundations in 2009, where coordinated grant and strategy reviews across 20+ grant-making programs. Her work in Uganda stemmed from a social enterprise she founded in New York City which developed Fair Trade products in collaboration with artisans for home decor markets across the globe. In this capacity, she led strategic outreach, marketing, and business development opportunities for the company and its non-profit arm. Most recently, she worked as Communications Associate for a research institute at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she devised and implemented communications strategies. She holds a Master of Science in Urban Planning from Columbia University with a minor in International Planning and speaks English, Portuguese, and Spanish.