Bridget Jjuuko

Regional Partnerships Manager for Global Movement Building

Bridget is the Regional Advocacy Partnerships Manager at AVAC based in Kampala, Uganda. She is part of the Global Movement Building team, where she supports the Advocacy Fellows Program, the Alumni Fellows network and coordinating the Media Science Cafe Program.

Bridget has more than 8 years of experience mentoring, empowering, engaging and mobilizing communities for meaningful involvement in HIV prevention programs, research and the promotion of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), as well as providing psychosocial and behavioral support for adolescents and young people. Bridget was a Coady Fellow studying Feminist leadership for Ecology and Justice), a 2018 AVAC Advocacy Fellow after which she founded ACTS101 Uganda in 2019, a young women led organization focusing on health and development programs. Bridget also established and led the National AGYW advocacy forum in Uganda.

Prior to joining AVAC, Bridget served as the Executive Director at ACTS101 Uganda and as the National Coordinator of the AGYW advocacy Forum. She also chaired the Civil Society HIV Prevention Research Coalition. In these roles, she focused on investing in effective community engagement strategies to create and sustain platforms for lasting gains to achieve HIV/AIDS epidemic control and an equitable access to SRHR programs for adolescents and young people. Away from work, Bridget enjoys DIY projects as well as some quiet time.