Shilla Ndegeya

2021 Fellow from Rwanda

Shilla Ndegeya has more than five years of experience in business management and working with civil society focused on people with disabilities. Shilla is a national director at Special Olympics Rwanda, which engages children and adults with intellectual disabilities in sports. Shilla holds a bachelor's degree in Business Management, specializing in Accounting, from Mount Kenya University in Rwanda. She is passionate about helping people with disabilities and believes they should be included without any kind of discrimination. After completing the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, Shilla plans to use the knowledge obtained from the program to create long-lasting projects that generate income and improve the lives and living conditions of people with disabilities.

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