2023 Leading African women in Food Fellowship (LAWFF) Program

The Leading African Women in Food Fellowship is an ambitious program aimed at supporting changemakers who are making outstanding contributions/impact in the African food ecosystem. This initiative amplifies, celebrates, champions, and advances the work of these female food changemakers.

Anne Kirya

Anne Kirya is a seasoned Ugandan storyteller with a wealth of experience spanning over 15 years in communications. With a deep passion for storytelling, she employs various mediums such as video, audio, digital, and print to bring narratives to life. 

As the founder of 4foodssakeeat.com, Anne has created a platform dedicated to celebrating food. Through this website, she shares captivating stories of individuals making significant contributions to the food industry, showcases the rich diversity of Uganda's culinary scene, provides valuable nutrition information, and offers insightful restaurant reviews. 

Prior to her venture into food storytelling, Anne's professional journey encompassed roles as a journalist, copywriter, and editor. She honed her skills in crafting compelling narratives by writing television and radio advertisements for clients in sectors such as health, banking, and housing. In the realm of print media, her stories covered a wide range of topics, from exploring Ugandan culture to delving into the realms of food and travel. 

To strengthen her writing skills, Anne was selected for the Writivism creative writing program in 2015 and was mentored by acclaimed writer Jennifer Makumbi. In 2017, she was selected for the Maisha screenwriting film lab. In her latest endeavor, Anne co-founded Chatukadali.com, a dedicated platform focusing on recycling wedding fashion. During her leisure time, Anne indulges in nurturing an herb garden, immersing herself in literature, and reflecting on the state of the world.


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