Global Director of Programs
Martin Muganzi is a serial social entrepreneur who is so passionate about creating economic opportunities for young people. Martin in the last 6 years has co-founded the following youth-focused organizations, businesses, and projects: Youth Rising, All-Star Mentoring Academy, Akalimu.com, The Calabash Collection, and YALI Uganda.
With all this combined, Martin has reached and impacted over 10,000 young people in aspects of human development and job opportunities. He is a 2014 Mandela Washington Fellow, a 2016 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur and a graduate of Global MBA in Impact Entrepreneurship, Catholic University of Milan, Italy. Martin is currently attending a prestigious Fundraising Academy at the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy, Rio Salado College, Phoenix, Arizona.
At Youth Rising, Martin manages programs by directly working with program staff to ensure that each program achieves set terms and objectives. Some of his hobbies include writing websites, playing soccer, music and mentoring/sharing knowledge with others.