Dinah Achola - Director, Future Africa Fellowship

Dinah Achola is a remarkable individual with a strong commitment to making a positive impact in the field of education and youth empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa. She served as a Customer Success Manager at Skizaa Education, an Ed-Tech initiative that came to life during her time as a Teach For Uganda Fellow in Kigandalo C/U Primary School- Mayuge District. She played a crucial role in unlocking access to school and classroom data from data-dark regions across Africa.

In addition, Dinah is also an esteemed alumnus of the African United Nations Youth Delegate program under the United Nations Association of Uganda.  This prestigious position enabled her to work on increasing youth participation in UN programs and advocating for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4), which focuses on quality education for all. Her dedication and advocacy efforts in championing SDG4 contribute significantly to the advancement of education in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Further demonstrating her commitment to youth empowerment and engagement, Dinah serves as a member of the Youth Sounding Board in Uganda. This board collaborates closely with the European Delegation in Uganda, providing a platform for young voices to be heard and influencing decision-making processes. Secondly, she is serving as president of the ExCo at The Leo Africa Institute- Huduma Fellowship.

At a personal level, Dinah’s compassion and dedication extend beyond her professional roles. During her fellowship at Teach For Uganda, she took two young girls out of her classroom under her care. With a nurturing and empowering approach, Dinah aspires to guide and support these young girls, helping them become champions of girls’ education in their own right. Dinah Achola’s journey exemplifies the transformative power of education and the potential for individuals to effect meaningful change.

Currently, she is serving as the Director of the Future Africa Fellowship, where she is an alumnus of the class of 2022 where she attained the title ‘AG’ for Attorney General during one of the Future Africa simulation sessions. She is honored to be back to serve in this calibre to nurture young and enthusiastic Africans as public sector leaders  for Africa.