Grace Nalugwa

2022 Fellowship Alumna, Uganda

Biogas from Kitchen Scraps Fuels a Powerful New Business Plan

A young man and woman converse outdoors; the woman takes notes in the foreground
Grace meets with Justan Randolph (BS ’18) from Green Mechanics, LLC. at the Bladensburg Waterfront Park to view the green bulkheads project. University of Maryland

I’m so excited that, as I go back home, I’m going back as an entrepreneur as I came, an ecological engineer by practice, but also as a trainer… I’ve learned quite a lot of knowledge that I can’t hold for myself. I have to give it out.”

Grace Nalugwa, 2022 Fellowship Alumna, Uganda

During her Professional Development Experience (PDE) at the University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2022 Fellowship Alumna Grace Nalugwa of Uganda relaunched her career in an unexpected new direction – as a visionary for renewable energy and sustainable practices.

Learn more about Grace’s experience in Maryland and how she hopes to apply it to tackling the dual issues of waste management and energy production in Uganda in this article from the University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and National Resources.

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