Apophia Agiresaasi

Senior Reporter

Apophia Agiresaasi joined Global Press in 2010 in Uganda to give women in her community a voice. She is the Uganda team’s country coordinator and a senior reporter. Apophia was born and raised in  Mbarara district in western Uganda. Prior to working at Global Press, she contributed to Uganda’s local dailies. She published a children’s book, Victor, with Macmillan publishers and several short stories in various anthologies.

 She holds a bachelor’s degree in social sciences (Literature and social administration) and a master’s degree in population and reproductive health. She has also been a fellow with the Makerere University School of Public Health and Centres for Disease control and Prevention.