Prof. Maggie Kigozi well known as mother to Rapper Daniel Kigozi aka Navio will receive the 2017 Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA) Investment Leadership Award.
Margie Kigozi is the former Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) Executive Director, also senior consultant at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
her prestigious Award will be presented on 22nd September at the Kampala Serena Hotel by Hon. Karubanga David, the state minister for Public Service, member of Parliament Kigorobya Constituency, Hoima District also DIAA patron.
The DIAA Investment Leadership Award, created in 2017 goes to an individual or group of individuals who has/have through the years exhibited exemplary business acumen through promoting investments, creation of employment and playing a crucial role in citizens’ empowerment.
Innocent Kawooya, CEO HiPipo said that Prof. Maggie Kigozi is being recognized for her outstanding contribution towards industrialisation, attracting and nurturing investments, empowering women and youth and supporting the sports and creative arts industries over the years.
He also adds that Majority of the investments and establishment such as telecoms, ISPs, and banks which are leading the current digital revolution and financial inclusion in Uganda were possible under the leadership of Prof. Maggie Kigozi.
“With exceptional dignity and courage, Prof. Maggie Kigozi has been at the forefront of investment; providing young people of all backgrounds with an example they can emulate in their own lives.” Kawooya added.