People

Violet Acumo

MPP Student

Violet holds a bachelor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Makerere University Kampala and is from Uganda, East Africa. She is a Mandela Washington Fellow, a business and social entrepreneur. She is pursuing graduate studies in Public policy because she desires to help drive policy change in her home country and in Africa as a whole, especially in regard to the positioning of the African girl child and woman for success in a rapidly developing and evolving African continent.

She volunteers her time working with teenage victims of sexual violence, physical and psychological trauma. She enjoys canoeing, quiet time, communing with family and friends and serving God.