Training girls in photography in Uganda is no easy feat - especially when I live in Canada. Cameras for Girls Uganda is only able to grow by the amazing partnerships I have.Read More
I love training girls in photography and it fills my heart when the work I do is meaningful and I can see that the girls are taking every opportunity to learn what is being taught to them, practice and use the skills and the camera to explore their career opportunities. Diana has been doing assignments and attending camp to learn editing and filmmaking.Read More
When I came up with this initiative, I had no idea how it would turn out – 2 years later and 2 trainings done, I know I am on to something good.
As a past producer in the film and television industry, I first went to Uganda in 2007 to do a documentary about the exile my family and I experienced under dictator Idi Amin in 1972. I knew I wanted to change the plight of girls in Uganda, but I just did not know what it was at the time.Read More
I just returned from Uganda after my long-awaited trip to train 18 girls in photography. In the meantime I want to thank DAYS FOR GIRLS WATERLOO and especially Brenda Porter who donated 32 menstruation kits for my girls. I gave all my girls a kit – the girls from last year as well as this year.Read More
In 2018 I had the opportunity to do a few presentations. First Newmarket Camera Club in November and Rotary Newmarket in early December. Thank you to both for giving me a forum to share about my trip to Uganda, the girls training in photography I did in August of this year and the upcoming photo-tour to Uganda in June 2019.Read More
Thank you Sheridan College for featuring me in your online alumni magazine. Honored to have the opportunity to share my story.Read More