This Monday, meet Nalubega Joan who will share her hard earned lessons.Nalubega Joan is a social entrepreneur with a vision to fight Malaria. Because of her work she has been recognized as a Champion of Science by Johnson and Johnson Africa Innovation Challenge, a Builder of Africa’s Future by the Africa Diaspora Network, She was the 2nd runner up of the 2018 Anzisha Prize and she is a Tony Elumelu class of 2017 Fellow. Joan has also been recognized by Africa Netprenuer Prize as one of the top 10 Africa Business Heroes 2020 by the Jack Ma Foundation and by Initiative Teilen a Germany NGO with one of the most scalable and challenge solving solutions. She has a Certificate in Applied Social Innovation from Social Innovation Academy. Since 2016, she has volunteered at Jangu e.V and Jangu Tusome, an organization that sponsors orphans from Kankobe Children’s Home and other marginalized children.
Joan has been invited multiple times by the MasterCard Foundation to provide insight during brainstorming sessions about Young Africa Works and Gender equity.
In 2016, Joan founded Uganics, a social enterprise that aims at creating a malaria free world through their flagship product “Uganics Mosquito Repellant soap” that repels mosquitoes bites. She believes in winning the fight against Malaria.