Born and raised in Uganda, Betty just graduated from Babson College where she will return in the fall to pursue her Master’s degree. Betty is a creative young entrepreneur whose belief in humanity fuels her passion to replace slums with sustainable affordable housing in Uganda by retro-fitting shipping containers.
“nil mortalibus ardui est : for mortals nothing is impossible" – Latin proverb
Protect your courage
Born and raised in Uganda, Betty just graduated from Babson College where she will return in the fall to pursue a Master of Science in Management in Entrepreneurial Leadership. Betty is a creative young entrepreneur whose ultimate dream is to build an umbrella company where multiple start-ups mushroom out of and are nurtured. Betty strongly believes that economic empowerment and embracing entrepreneurs of all kinds is the future of her country and continent. Her belief in better economic, social, and environmental sustainability fuels her passion to replace slums with sustainable affordable housing in Uganda by retro-fitting shipping containers.
To whom much is given much is expected, Betty has been a receipt of various scholarships including the U.S scholarship from Empower African Children, Global Scholars scholarship from Babson College, and the Waston scholarship from Watson that have supported her Undergraduate and soon graduate and professional careers. These scholarships have all been an integral component in nurturing her entrepreneurial spirit and mindset. Building on Babson’s 12 years of work in Africa, Betty championed the start of the Babson Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy (BELA)-Uganda, that brought 100+ high schools students through a week long program that is aimed at providing them with confidence and skills to identify and create opportunities. She has also served on the board of the Babson African Students Organization whose mission is to provide a new narrative about Africa while highlighting economic, social opportunities. Betty is a compassionate and zealous young entrepreneur whose keen eye for opportunity combined with hunger to see a better world will actually set it on fire.