Bren­da Kayum­ba has about 15 years expe­ri­ence in the Devel­op­ment sec­tor and is cur­rent­ly employed as Pro­gram Man­ag­er with Cen­tre For Infec­tious Dis­eases Research Zam­bia (CIDRZ). She has expe­ri­ence in project and pro­gram man­age­ment with sev­er­al devel­op­ment orga­ni­za­tions includ­ing the Unit­ed Nations Devel­op­ment Pro­gramme (UNDP). Bren­da holds a Mas­ters Degree in Devel­op­ment Eval­u­a­tion and Man­age­ment from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Antwerp, Bel­gium and a Bach­e­lor of Arts Degree from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Zam­bia with a Major in Devel­op­ment Stud­ies and Minor in Eco­nom­ics.