East Africa Fellow
James Katumba Ssekikubo
2017James Katumba is Founder and Executive Director of Mentor Coach Empower (MCE) Uganda, a social enterprise focusing on youth entrepreneurship and employability. James dedication to youth is inspired by the possibilities that open up for young people if they receive the right support. MCE Uganda empowers early school leavers, youth in vocational training and potential entrepreneurs to start a business or find a job and access linkages to information, markets and appropriate finance. James is certified by the International Labour Organization as a Master Trainer of the Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) program and as a trainer for the GET Ahead for Women in Enterprise program. James is also the Founding President of the BDS Providers Network in Uganda, an association that brings together over 300 certified enterprise development specialists. James is currently pursuing the Global MBA in Impact Entrepreneurship at the Catholic University of Milan.
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