Ruth Achillah, Uganda Country Manager
Martin Luther King Jr said, “Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you
doing for others?” I am privileged that I belong to a community that answers that
question every day, in its movement to create a healthier, more dignified future for
every man, woman and child.
Ruth Achillah is the Uganda Country Manager at Global Health Corps, responsible for providing dedicated support to the GHC fellows, alumni and partner organizations in-country.
With over eight years of progressive experience in project management, finance and communications, she has driven the creation, implementation, support, and management of complex projects for small and medium businesses. Prior to joining GHC, Ruth worked as a business development strategist, providing entrepreneurs with the training and business tools they needed to be competitive and sustainable. Ruth also worked as the Program Manager for Try Medics, a Danish medical internship program, and spearheaded the setup of their Ugandan office. Before that, she managed large financial portfolios for Standard Chartered Bank in the business and priority clients’ segments, specialising in client relationships and product development. Here she served as a member of the CEO advisory panel and was part of a team of executive leadership prospects as well.
Ruth pursued her Global MBA in Green Energy and Sustainable Businesses, at Bologna Business school as an Africa scholarship recipient. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree from Uganda Christian University where she received an Honors College scholarship.