The rugged landscape of construction and real estate is dominated by men but there is a generation of women, women of steel who are scaling the unforgiving rock to the top of the cliff and taking the lead. They have beaten all odds to do jobs that would ordinarily be left for men, and are excelling at them.
Here are a few such women who deserve to be recognised as we clebrate International Women’s Day.
She is a lecturer in the department of Architecture and Physical Planning at Makerere University Kampala, where for over 15 years, she has taught Architectural Design, Interior Design and Basic Design. Kyosimire is a holder of a kind architectural PhD.
Two weeks ago, Kyosimire graduated with a PhD in architecture. Her research looked into low-cost housing and gender, making her the only Architect so far in Uganda with Gender expertise in Architecture production and education.