Benjamin Rukwengye

Benjamin Rukwengye is the founder and CEO of Boundless Minds, a mentorship social enterprise focusing on Soft-Skilling as a pathway to accelerate school-to-work transition for students.

He is the founding chairman of 40 Days Over 40 Smiles Foundation. a leading local philanthropy movement; and worked as Head of Recruitment at Teach for Uganda; and Research Associate at the African Centre for Media Excellence.

He is a Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur; a KAS Youth4Policy Fellow; and a Young and Emerging Leaders Project Fellow. He is a Columnist with the Daily Monitor; and has been named by the New Vision, among the Top 40 under 40.

His work enhances opportunities for complementary learning, mentorship and entry-level work – across the education

He holds a B.A. in Mass Communication and M.A. International Relations, from Makerere University.

He has passion and expertise in career development training; public policy and research on education, youth engagement, social justice and related development issues.

He is also, a hiker and long-distance running wannabe.