Women in business and more awarded   


Most of the awardees are engaged in unique businesses that has fostered their growth in different development sectors.


KAMPALA – Women in business in Uganda have been encouraged to be Innovative and stay clear of duplicating businesses if they are to succeed.  

The Chairperson Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Ltd ( UWEAL), Angela Bageine made the plea at the fifth edition of Lioness in Business award organized by the Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association on Women’s Day at the Skyz Hotel in Kampala. 

The women turned up in their large numbers at the red carpet affair to receive their accolade in the different categories of entrepreneurship, charity, media and even those under 30.

Women in business and more awarded   Suman Venkatesh Chairperson India women’s association

Some of the notable awardees of the night included Teresa Mbiire, who received the life time achievement award for her heroine journey in business and Suman Venkatesh the Indian Women Association in Uganda president who received the lioness in charity award for their selfless support to Uganda community over decades.

Most of the awardees are engaged in unique businesses that has fostered their growth in different development sectors.

Bageine encouraged more women to join entrepreneurship to be self-reliant and successful business people.

Maestro band entertained the awardees and guests of the night in a well-attended gala to celebrate women achievers.  

Women in business and more awarded   Amina Herisi


Tereza Mbiire Uganda’s first florist Life time achievement award in business

Enid Twino caterer under Busy Melissa, farmer and founding member UWEAL

Amina Hersi Real Estate (Oasis Mall) to sugarcane manufacturer

Jover Byaruhanga started Ebenezer schools

Emily Kwezi Byarugaba owner Red Chili subsidiary of Kembabazi catering

Nassali Huddah breaking barriers in tea business

Maixma Nsimenta building a brand for African woman

Sarah Babirye Lubega female lawyer in business

Caroline Ocanda owner St Leo education center Arua

Ukkonika Prudence Bella wines

Gadula Naiga Basaza MD leisure farms former Chairperson UWEAL

Nakayenga Regina proprietor Rena Beverages

Patricia Karugaba Kyazze MD Nina interiors

Barbara Ofwono Director Victorious Education Services

Suman Venkatesh Chairperson India women’s association- charity

Joyce Bagala Media personality award

Women in business and more awarded   Nataliey Bitature


Under 30 lioness
Jancy Kahard Director Belavista collections

Fargo Adams founder Almaktoum Beauty House

Leticia Nyamurwa Kagangure Tisha’s food business

Rowena and Dushime founders Pearls

Women in business and more awarded   Benedicta Nanyonga

Others recognized 
Angela Bageine Founder Africa customer service agency

Nataliey Bitature Chief I’d staff Simba telecom

Rosa Malango UN country coordinator Uganda

Anguyo Anne founder vendor capital finance Arua   ­­­­


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