Dr. Evelyn Kigozi Kahiigi is currently a Lecturer and Head of Department of Information Technology at the School of Computing and Informatics Technology, Makerere University. She started her career at Nile Bank where she worked in the Operations and Computer Departments. Evelyn then moved to the Directorate for ICT Support, Makerere University where she was part of the pioneering team in setting up ICT infrastructure and systems with specific engagement in developing and implementing the ICT Policy, Strategy and Master Plan.
Evelyn is the current PTA Chairman and Board member of Gayaza High School. She is a youth mentor and an advocate for academic and social excellence. Her interests are inclined toward ICT4D in the field of E-learning, Entrepreneurship and Health Informatics to support, enhance and sustain a better quality of life for the underprivileged and marginalized groups.
Evelyn holds a PhD in Computer and System Sciences from Stockholm University, Sweden.