Communications Specialist overseeing the strategic media interaction and integrated external communications function. Brenda Akuruchet oversees the strategic media interaction and integrated external communications function at FSD Uganda. Leveraging off of her 10 year’s experience Brenda is responsible for increasing awareness, developing and sharing content and for disseminating and influencing the use of FSD Uganda’s research reports and publications.
Brenda has over ten years of working experience with public, private and the developmental sector focused on communications, advocacy, branding, marketing and sales with strong skills in Public Relations, external communications, and media relations. Prior to this position, Brenda lead the communications function at IFDC CATALIST-Uganda a Dutch funded project, working to improve agricultural value chains and the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Uganda.
Brenda holds a BA degree in Mass Communications majoring in Public Relations from Makerere University and a post graduate diploma in Project Planning and Management from Uganda Management Institute. Brenda was also awarded a certificate in Stories of change (Identification, Scripting writing, Video recording and editing).Posted on