Betty is an Inspirational Speaker whose mission is to inspire hope and transform lives. She is an author and an award-winning Human Resource professional. Betty is a certified Independent Coach, Speaker and Trainer with the John Maxwell Team. she is a recipient of several awards; in 2016 and 2017 she received the Human Resource Excellence Award consecutively in the category of employee engagement awarded by the Human Resource Manager’s Association of Uganda. In September 2017, Betty received the Peacemaker Award from the Global Prosperity and Peace Initiative.
Betty is a resilient and a practical person who values excellence, she uses her life experiences, technical knowledge, competencies to inspire and influence greatness in people. Betty overcame the odds of speech loss and impairment that resulted from a motor accident on the 9th of October 2006.
Betty believes in transforming lives. She encourages people to discover their life’s purpose and maximize their potential by bringing out their hidden abilities against all odds. This has seen her have over 1,000 speaking engagements Since 2009 across the world in schools, corporate companies, government, and non-government organisations. She has also preached in churches and spoken in other Christian gatherings with a message of hope and resilience.
Betty has over 15 years expertise in human resource management, customer care and leadership from working with Makerere University, Ernest and a couple of multinational companies. Because of her excellency in everything she does, Betty was named as one of Uganda’s Top 40 under 40 Most Inspirational Women in 2017 by the New Vision publication (Uganda’s leading daily).
Against All Odds
This is a true-life story about a girl-child who was orphaned and raised in one of the most neglected areas of Uganda at the time: Karamoja. Her greatest dream was to get an education but she had to go against many heart-breaking obstacles to achieve that dream. The girl-child grew up in settings that were unknown to those in the urban backgrounds, in the region that was a no-go area for non-natives. In a culture where girl-child education is not a priority, she managed to get to a university and all, Makerere University, the oldest and premier institution of higher learning in East Africa. The book characterized by grit, resilience, and determination. The author brings out clearly the ordeal she went through the gain an education in an environment that was not friendly to a girl-child, worse still for an orphan.
The purpose of the book is to Inspire Hope and Transform lives worldwide through Betty’s life story and experiences with the world. The book appeals and speaks to educators, NGOs, and government agencies involved in girl child education. It is a heartfelt gratitude to these bodies that do quite a bit in making sure that the girl child is educated. The book seeks to inspire those in dire circumstances especially in the rural areas to put on determination, resilience, ingenuity, and grit to achieve their personal, family and community goals.
From Wheelchair to High Heels
This is a sequel to my first book Against All Odds, in this book I complete my story after the second and talk about the steps I have taken to get me where I am today. The book also gives tools of resilience not all necessary for one to be successful in life but thrive.