AKANDINDA MILDRED is an innovative and knowledgeable professional with over 10 years of research and teaching experience at Kampala International University Western Campus in the Faculty of Sciences, Faculty of Management (Department of Development Studies), Faculty of Education and School of Nursing, working as a Teaching Assistant then promoted to Assistant Lecturer following the completion of Masters Degree in 2014. She is also the Acting Head of Department for Development Studies, and the Co-ordinator Institute of Distance learning (IODL).
She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy Award at the Kampala International University. She holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Development Studies awarded by the Kampala International University in 2013, and a Bachelors Degree in Development studies by Mbarara University of Science and Technology in 2009. She has also undertaken training in Regulation of Research and Policy organised by Mbarara University Research Education Programme (MUREEP) in 2019, and training on Advanced Research methodology by Kampala International University Ishaka in 2016.
She has conducted research on Food security and the changing food culture among the Bakiiga in Mwizi Sub country Mbarara District, NGOs and community health financing in Bushenyi” and “NGO’s Empowerment and Women Health in Bushenyi District, and is currently doing research on Intra House Hold Gender Relations and Rural women’s livelihood in western region.
Mildred is also the Secretary for Rotary Club of Uganda – Bushenyi District where she serves on the club board and administrative committee whilst fulfilling responsibilities accorded to her.