Connie Nshemereirwe is an independent science and policy facilitator and acts at the science-policy interface as a science writer, trainer, and speaker. She is the Immediate Past Co-Chair of the Global Young Academy, current Secretary General of the Uganda National Young Academy, and is on the Steering Committee of the Africa Science Leadership Programme based at the Future Africa Campus of the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
After a 15-year academic career, Nshemereirwe now runs workshops for scientists to equip them with research and communication skills for policy engagement and speaks and writes on science leadership and the relevance of formal education across Africa. She holds a B.C.E. from Makerere University and a master’s degree in education and training systems design and a Ph.D. in educational measurement, both from the University of Twente.