Cathy holds a PhD in Commerce; Msc Marketing and BBA degrees. Cathy is an Entrepreneurship expert in training, mentoring, coaching and research. She has 16 years experience of lecturing, consultancy and research in entrepreneurship, business management and marketing. Cathy has worked with public, private and civil society organizations on different assignments.
Currently, Cathy is the team leader for Entrepreneurship at Makerere University through which Makerere University Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center (MakEIC) was established. She has also participated in international business and entrepreneurship conferences. Her research interests are in female entrepreneurship; promoting student and youth entrepreneurial potential and Micro and Small business growth and Marketing for Micro and Small Enterprises.
Cathy is a certified ILO trainer for Start Your Business (SIYB) and Gender and Entrepreneurship Together- Ahead (GET-Ahead)programs. She is also a certified Mentor for women in Business program by Technoserve. In 2014, Cathy founded Entrepreneurship Hub Limited an organization that promotes entrepreneurship related programmes with focus on agripreneurship, vocational skilling, computer training and provides resource center facilities.