Boaz Muhumuza

Boaz Muhumuza is the disability rights program officer for Eastern Africa at the Open Society Human Rights Initiative; he works jointly with the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa.

Previously, Muhumuza served as a legal officer with Legal Action for Persons with Disabilities Uganda, representing clients in court, and as a project officer with Action for Youth with Disabilities Uganda, advocating for access to quality education for youth with disabilities.

A tireless advocate since his time at university, Muhumuza has held a number of volunteer leadership positions to advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities. He graduated with a law degree from Makerere University Kampala and holds a postgraduate diploma in legal practice.