Judith advises the Initiative on curriculum material development and offers specific insights relevant to developing world cities and senior leadership perspectives. She also manages the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Services Program and Emergency Solutions Grants for the city of Somerville. She is on the teaching team of Harvard’s Ash Center Innovation Field Lab (IFL), was an IFL fellow for the city of Salem, and an IFL coach and coordinator for the town of Winthrop.
Prior to that, Judith was on the Board of Directors and the Chair Audit Committee of the Uganda National Water and Sewage Corporation. She was appointed the first Deputy Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority by H.E. President Yoweri Museveni of the Republic of Uganda. She worked with Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International and was responsible for the environment and social safeguard component of the U.S. Government Presidential Malaria Initiative - Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) projects in Ethiopia, Mozambique, Uganda, and Zambia.
Judith has been recognized for her strategic leadership and innovation skills that translate into turning around organizations to top-level performance. She was recognized by the World Bank Group for improving doing business in Kampala through enhanced quality and efficiency of services. She has a number of publications in international peer-reviewed journals. Judith has a PhD from Wageningen University, a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a Master in Business Administration from University of Warwick, a Master of Science in Environment and Natural Resources from Makerere University, and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Makerere University.
This information is accurate for the time period that this person is affiliated with the Ash Center