Zahra Namaganda
Zahra Namaganda
Founder and current president

Bio: Passionate about community engagement and helping others, especially the less fortunate. I'm involved in several committees and associations, aiming to provide support and development in various areas. My efforts have significantly benefited orphanages in various countries and individuals aspiring for education and a better life.

Fun Fact: I was born Christian but embraced Islam in 2002 due to matters of the heart.

Alex Olirus Owilli
Alex Olirus Owilli
Vice President

Bio: I am an expert in public health and a trained nurse. Currently completing a PhD at the University of Saskatchewan, my research and teaching revolve around health equity, public health systems, and social determinants. As an educator, I aim to inspire transformation and commitment to health equity among health professionals.

Fun Fact: I love music but I can't sing.

Maureen Alice Torr
Maureen Alice Torr
Chair of the board

Bio: After attending the Saskatoon Business College and University of Saskatchewan, I founded Joy's Centre Corporation, an organization aiding orphans and vulnerable children. My time in Saskatoon has been dedicated to learning, business, community service, and fostering relationships.

Fun Fact: I raised 8 children in Saskatoon, and they've all turned out wonderfully!

Nahia Nalwooga
Nahia Nalwooga
General Secretary

Bio: Born in Uganda, I moved to Edmonton and then Saskatoon in 2013. I pursued my Bachelor of Science in Nursing and advanced with a Masters in Nursing thereafter.

Fun Fact: I engaged in competitive boxing for 3 years and once saw it as a potential long-term career.

Alicia Torr
Alicia Torr
Event and Planning Committee

Bio: Originally from Uganda, I relocated to Saskatoon, SK in 2004 and completed a Bachelor's in Sociology with a minor in Psychology. Recently, I've settled in Calgary, AB.

Fun Fact: I've been a competitor in All-Star Cheerleading for 7 years.

Hilda Omella
Hilda Omella
Communications

Bio: Born and raised in Uganda, I moved to Saskatoon, Canada in 2010.

Fun Fact: I use a straw when drinking my tea.

Fiona Akampa
Fiona Akampa
Assistant Treasurer

Bio: Born and raised in Uganda. I've been in Saskatoon, SK, Canada for 16 years and am a senior financial advisor at Scotiabank. Additionally, I'm a proud mother of a 4-year-old boy.