Dr. Christopher Samuel MAYANJA holds a PhD in Education Leadership, Management and Policy from the University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, where his study was in the area of Gender and Leadership. He also holds a Masters of Management Studies (Project Planning and Management) of Uganda Management Institute and a Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management of Uganda Management Institute. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Demography of Cairo Demographic Center, Egypt and a Bachelor of Science (Economics) degree of Makerere University. Dr. Mayanja is the Head of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation department at Uganda Management Institute (UMI). He is also a member of the Uganda Evaluation Association Executive Committee. At UMI he chairs the Strategic Plan Formulation Committee as an expert in strategic planning and management. He chaired the UMI ISO Steering Committee, which successfully secured UMI’s certification on the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standards. He also has expertise in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning field. Dr. Mayanja is well grounded in both qualitative and quantitative research methods, having supervised several Masters’ students at Uganda Management Institute and Uganda Martyrs University. He has written scholarly articles, which have been presented at different conferences, some of which have since been published.
He is part of the UMI Gender and Equity Budgeting Resource Pool, a project coordinated by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development as funded by the World Bank. He is also a member of the Gender Focal Group, as well as being qualified as a Resource Person on the global Gender and Economic Policy Management Initiative (GEPMI), which aims at ensuring that economic policies are gendered unlike being gender-blind. He was a local consultant under ITAD which entered into an agreement with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women to undertake work on the Evaluation of UN Women’s contribution to Governance and National Planning Project. Dr. Mayanja was also a Lead Consultant on the End Evaluation exercise of the ADRA FAIR-Child project in the Karamoja Region districts of Kaabong, Kotido and Abim, which also focused on livelihoods and child care, including domestic violence mitigation and gender issues that affected access to food among households.
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