Georgine Auma Obura has over three years’ experience in various fields, particularly in advocacy and education. Georgine is currently the director of studies at Ngala Secondary School for the Deaf. She runs an informal educational foundation that focuses on keeping girls in school and obtaining funding for needy but bright deaf girls and boys. She also volunteers in various schools for the deaf as a mentor, where she delivers talks on life-skills and health, and encourages deaf students to live up to their full potential with a focus on the transforming power of education. Georgine holds a Bachelor’s degree in Special Needs Education from Maseno University. She is a Mandela Washington Fellow for Young African Leaders 2015 cohort.