Edward Katwaza

Name:Edward Katwaza

Position: Assistant Lecturer

Email: katwza@gmail.com, twaza2002@yahoo.com

Mr. Edward Katwaza is a Gender economics specialist, Lecturer, Researcher and a Trainer. Edward is now an Assistant Lecturer, Centre for Gender studies, College of Arts and Social Science, University of Rwanda. Edward holds a Master of Arts Degree in Gender analysis and Economics from Makerere – University and a bachelor’s Degree in Economics from former National University of Rwanda currently University of Rwanda.Edward main areas of focus include but not limited to Gender Research Methods & Analysis, Gender and economic policy management, Entrepreneurship and Business Management Model, Gender and Agribusiness, Gender and sustainable development, Development Finance especially in (Micro-finance institutions, SACCOS and Micro-insurance) with Gender perspectives.Edward is a dedicated with highly flexible and adaptable approach, proven leadership skills involving management, development and motivating teams to achieve their objective, able to organize and manage constructive and diverse schedule, communicate well with stake holders and colleagues, problem solver and aware of unproductive situations.

Areas of Research interest:
Gender, Economics, Research, Agribusiness and sustainable development
• Module 602 - Gender, Culture, Religion & Development.

• Module 603 – Gender Research Methods & Analysis.

• Module 601 – Theories of Masculinity and Femininity.

• Module 606 - Gender and Development: Policy and Practice

• ULCA Research Grant Project - Teenage motherhood and the right to education: Experiences of teenage mother school dropouts in Rwanda (ongoing group research)

• SIDA Research Grant Project - Compromised property rights? Women living in polygamous or informal unions in Rwanda (ongoing group research)

• Book Chapter in a Book entitled Rethinking Gender in Rwanda to be published by IB Taurus, UK. Title of chapter:Access to financial services through microfinance in Rwanda: the Gender perspectives in Rural Areas: Editors: Prof. Tamsin Bradley and Dr. Georgina Holmes of University of Portsmouth – UK (ongoing individual research)

Other activities:
• Monthly community work (Umuganda)
• Sporting