May 8, 2022

Sharon Eryenyu – Women’s Political Leadership Associate

“She is a friend of my mind. She gather me man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them
back to me in all the right order.”- Toni Morrison

Sharon Eryenyu is an African Feminist and Content Creator with a keen interest in women’s and girls’ human rights. She is most satisfied by socially conscious engagements that impact people’s lives positively and envisions a society where the ideals of feminism are valued in such a way that women fully embrace their autonomy and agency, build their leadership capacity, and tap into their power. Some of her featured articles can be found in the first and second editions of the
Feminist Peace Series, a magazine s born out of the continuous inquiry into what Feminist Peace means in practice.
Sharon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Ethics and Human Rights from Makerere University. Prior to joining AMwA, Sharon was the Communications Officer at the Women’s International Peace Centre (formerly Isis-Women’s International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) where she was responsible for the management and creation of content for The Peace Centre’s social media platforms, producing publications, research and write articles and document stories of change
reflecting the impact of the organisation’s work.

She has a vast experience in content creation and social media management and has interned with organisations such as MIFUMI, The Ghetto Film Project and the National Association for Women Organisations in Uganda (NAWOU).

Sharon’s Writing Contributions include:
September 2021, Feminist Peace Series: Crisis as an Opportunity for Transformative Change
https://wipc.org/crisis-as-an-opportunity-for-transformative-change/

November 2020, Feminist Peace Series: Perspectives on Feminist Peace
https://wipc.org/feminist-peace-series-magazine/

 

Twitter: @ShaRown_VII

Short/Nick Name: Shan

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