Jamila Mayanja

Field of Study: Business

Cohort: 2015

Country: Uganda

Leadership Institute: Dartmouth College

Jamila Mayanja has 6 years' experience as a professional marketer, she is the CEO of Smart Girls Uganda a company that empowers young girls and women through trainings to build their self-esteem.Through smart girls she started a franchise company called J Mobile Laundry Services that has contributed to curbing unemployment among the youth in Kampala suburbs,where she works as the team leader. The company moves door to door providing domestic laundry services, through J Mobile Laundry services ltd she employs strictly youth with a plan to give them simple work while training them in entrepreneurship skills and employability skills with an aim to keep them employed or save their salary to start their own enterprises that they will use to employ more youth. After the YALI program, Jamila will continue her work of empowering young women and work to have more than 1000 youth working or owning enterprises each year.