Agnes Igoye

Joined Aug 2013
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About Me

Agnes Igoye is a Harvard Kennedy School Women in Public Policy Program Fellow, spending this summer working with Uganda’s Pallisa Member of Parliament, to design appropriate interventions for women/girls education and economic empowerment.

A survivor of Uganda’s civil war and atrocities of the Lord’s resistance army, her latest passion project includes building a center for human-trafficking survivors in Uganda with a DVF International Award prize she received at the United Nations. Since 2011, she has fundraised and delivered over 92,000 textbooks for the education of vulnerable children in Uganda. Agnes received the 2017 most 'Outstanding Fellow of the Edward S. Mason Program award at Harvard Kennedy School, was featured in the commencement issue of the Harvard gazette as one of the Stellar graduating students from across the University and was recognized by commencement speaker Mark Zuckerberg for her counter trafficking work and community service.

My Vision

A human trafficking free world where even the most vulnerable in society are empowered to live free, in peace and dignity


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