Social Media Convention 2023


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The Uganda Social Media Convention 2023 is a platform for dialogue and engagement on how social media can be used for positive social change in Uganda and beyond. The convention will feature speakers from various fields and backgrounds who will share their insights and experiences on topics such as fighting back against online hate, building and sustaining an unbeatable brand, and harnessing data for social good.

Mpindi Abaas

CEO, Media Challenge Initiative

Anna Reismann

CD, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Uganda & South Sudan

Josephine Karungi

Communications Consultant, Palladium NU-TEC MD

Oleksandr Holubov

Data Analyst and Journalist

Robert Kabushenga

Curator and Host, 360 Mentor

Anthony Masake

Director Chapter Four Uganda

Bonnita Nyamwire

Research Manager,

Christine Mungai

Curator, Baraza Media Lab

Benson Mutahi Githaiga

Innovation Centres Community Manager

Esther Kalenzi

40 days over 40 smiles Foundation

Rebecca Karagwa

Global Shapers Kampala

Awel Uwihanganye

Founder and Senior Director, LéO Africa Institute

Amber Sinha

Director of Research, Pollicy

Mwende Mukwanyaga

Senior Data Journalist, Odipo Dev

Dr. Ernest Mwebaze

Executive Director, Sunbird AI

Andrew Wandera

Associate IP and TMT, Ortus Advocates

Bernard Sabiiti

Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager, Development Initiatives

Sandra Aceng

Digital Rights and Data Researcher

Vincent Ngethe

Writer and Columnist, Debunk Media

Henri Bohnet

Policy Advisor for Southern Africa, Media & Political Parties, KAS

Natalia Antelava

Journalist and Co-Founder Coda Story

Mujuni Raymond

Deputy ED, African Institute for Investigative Journalism (AIIJ)

Shem Opolot

PM, DGNN (Duke University)

Grace Linda Nabatanzi

Behavorial Pychiatrist


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