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Consolata Kabonesa

Consolata Kabonesa
School of Women and Gender Studies, 45 Pool Road,
Makerere University, P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
Tel:  +256-414-531484, Fax:  +256-414-543539
Mobile:  +256-772-512455; +256-752-359772.
kabyanga@yahoo.com; ckabonesa@ss.mak.ac.ug



EDUCATION:
Stonehill College,  Mass., USA BA (Hons), 1984 Liberal Arts
Univ. College Dublin MA,  1985 Modern English & American Literature
Univ. College Dublin H. Dip. Ed, 1986 Education
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign M.S. 1994 Human Resources and Family Studies Gender Roles in International Development
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign PhD 1998 Human & Community Development Gender Relations in International Dev’t
  ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
2007– Present Senior Lecturer, School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University
2007-2010 Research Affiliate, Health Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, Univ. of Manitoba, Canada.
1999–2007 Lecturer, Department of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University.
1997-198 Graduate Assistant, U of I Afro-American Studies & Research Program, UIUC.   
1991-1997 Teaching Assistant, Department of Human and Community Development, UIUC
1992-1993 Research Assistant, The Nation of Tomorrow Project funded by Kellogg Foundation, UIUC.
1989-1991 Lecturer,  (part-time) Literary Criticism, Depart of Literature, Makerere University.
1984 Student Teacher, Pearse Vocational College, Dublin, Ireland.  
  ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE:
2011- Dean, School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University
2011- President, National Association for Women Organizations of Uganda
2008 –2011 Head, Department of Women and Gender Studies Makerere University,
2008 Acting Head, Department of Women and Gender Studies Makerere University
2007-   Chairperson, Board of Directors, Kabarole Research & Resource Centre, Uganda
2005-2013 Vice Chairperson, Network of Ugandan Researchers & Research Users, Uganda
2003-2007 Vice Chairperson, Board of Directors, Kabarole Research & Resource Centre, Uganda
2002-2007 Chairperson, Sustainable Development Initiatives Uganda
2001- 2002 Acting Head, Department of Women and Gender Studies Makerere University
1992-1997 Administrative Assistant, Office of Women in International Development (WID, UIUC.)
1996-1997 Advisor, African and Africa-Related Women's Association, University of Illinois, UIUC.
1992-1994 President, African and Africa-Related Women's Association, University of Illinois, UIUC
1987-1991 Educational and Cultural Affairs Specialist, U.S. Information Service, American Embassy.
GENDER TRAINING EXPERIENCE
2013 Gender Trainer. –Gender Responsive Budgeting and Curriculum Development Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique.
2013 Gender Trainer/Facilitator – Mainstreaming Gender in Organizations,  Governance and Democracy Facility
2012 Gender Trainer – Gender Budgeting For Members of the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda- focus the care economy. Supported by the Japanese Government through UNDP
2009 Gender Trainer. -Gender Basic Concepts Related to Macroeconomic Planning and Budgeting.   A paper presented at a Seminar on Macroeconomics Planning & Budgeting, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique. July 13 -16, 2009.
2007-2008 Gender Trainer Consultant for International AIDS Vaccine Initiative Kenya – Duties included Review and Critique the Africa  Gender Training Manual; Developing a gender Training and Sensitization Plan for Clinical Trial Teams;  Conducting Gender Training workshops for IAVI Sponsored Stakeholders in Uganda.
2007 Gender Trainer – Mainstreaming Gender in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), for Nile Basin Initiative Participants (Entebbe Uganda)
2007 Gender Trainer – Integrating Gender in Sustainable Tourism, University of Manitoba, Canada.
2007 Gender Trainer – Mainstreaming Gender in Intergrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), for Nile Basin Initiative Participants (Entebbe Uganda).
2007 Gender Trainer – Gender Training for Women Counselors in Mbale District, Eastern Uganda.
2005-2006 Gender Trainer – Integrating Gender in Farming in Tsetse Controlled Areas (FITCA) Project.
2004 Gender Trainer in Gender Analysis for Kabarole Research Centre, Kabarole District, Uganda.
2001 Trainer in Gender and Development Practice for Local Government – Kumi District, Uganda.
2001 Facilitator for Ministry of Health Retreat to Prepare for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB & Malaria (GFATM) Country Process
2001 Gender Trainer in Gender Analysis and Planning for the Ministry of Gender and Women’s Affairs, Kigali, Rwanda.
2000 Gender Trainer for The British Council on Gender in Development Practice Training Workshop for NGO Chief Executives, Project Managers and Field Officers, Sponsored by Department For International Development Department of the British Government.
2000 Gender Training Needs Assessment of Department for International Department NGO-Partners for The British Council. Sponsored Department for International Department of the British Government.
1999 Trainer of Uganda Red Cross Field Employees on Gender Mainstreaming techniques, Kampala, Uganda
1995/1996 Gender Trainer - International Program for Agricultural Knowledge Systems (INTERPAKS), College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences UIUC. Taught a module on gender analysis to agricultural extension officers from developing countries. 
1994 Gender Trainer, Office of Women in International Development, UIUC. Conducted gender training workshops. 
  AWARDS:
2011 The Role Model Diva Awards. Diva Awards Afrika 2012-2013
2005 Outstanding Lecturer Award, Faculty of Social Sciences, Makerere University
1993 John W. Price, International Understanding Award, UIUC
1988 and 1990 Meritorious Award and Cash Award, American Embassy, Uganda,
  REFEREED PUBLICATIONS
  • Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Pastoral Communities: Coping and Adaptive Strategies for Women and Men in Uganda, in M. Mulinge and M. Getu (eds.): Impact of Climate Change and Variability on Pastoralist Women in Sub-Saharan Africa, OSSREA & Fountain Publishers. Co-authored with Fredrick Immanuel Kindi, (2013), A brief review of the book/article can be accessed at http://publications.ossrea.net/index.php?option=com_sobi2&sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=3&sobi2Id=2793&Itemid=0
  • Beyond Distance and Time: Gender and the Burden of Water Collection In Rural Uganda. wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water 2(1): 31–38. 2013,  Asaba Richard B G. Honor Fagan and Firminus Mugumya
  • Gender Symbolism and Technology Uptake: A Literature Review(2012).
  • http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/gender-symbolism-technology-uptake/62880. Co-authored with Ruth Nsibirano
  • Gender Issue sin Fish Farming in the Lake Victoria Basin: with a Focus on Development and Dissemination of Clariid Fishes Breeding Technology. In Fiona Flintan and Shibru Tedla   (eds) 2007. Natural Resource Management : the Impact of Gender and Social Issues. Fountain Publishers, Kampala. Co- Authored with Justice Rutaisire, John K. Okechi and Pricilla N. Boera
  • Challenges to Women’s Empowerment through Access to ICTs: a Case of Makerere University by Aramanzan Madanda, Consolata Kabonesa and Grace Bantebya – Kyomuhendo in Agenda 71 Journal May 2007.
  • Primary Education and Children Rights to Education: A Case Study of Mpigi District, Uganda  (2007) coauthored with  Fredrick Jjuuko. HURIPEC Working Paper No. 8.
  • Gender Mainstreaming and Implications for Peace (2005) in Dina Rodriguez and Edith Natukunda –Togboa (eds) Gender and Peace Building in Africa. Costa Rica: University of Peace.
  • Gender Relations and Women’s Rights to Land in Uganda: A Study of Kabarole District in East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights Vol. 8, NO.2, 2002
  • Upscale Suburbanization: Prairieview in Salamon, S. New Comers to Old Towns : Suburbanization of the Heartland.  Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2003