Rachael Amanda

Assistant to the Director
Rachael Amanda


Rachael serves as Assistant to the Director at the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), overseeing the Director's schedule, international engagements, high-profile meetings, correspondence, and presentations.

Before joining OPHI, she gained experience in advocacy, project management, executive support, and research with several CSOs, and international organizations, including the Inter-religious Council of Uganda, and the European Union Delegation in Uganda. 

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  • Education

    European Interdisciplinary Masters African Studies (EIMAS), University of Porto, University of Bayreuth, and Bordeaux Montaigne

    BA Governance and International Relations, Uganda Christian University

  • Research Interests

    Rachael's research interests, which she has explored through her master's thesis and student research assistantships, include Applied Pan-Africanism, International Cooperation, Human Development, and Youth in Politics.