Tatra Musheshe Executive Director
Tatra is a lawyer and a human rights activist. She recently earned her Master of Laws (LLM) at Northeastern University, in Boston, MA. While in the USA, Tatra has volunteered for the Volunteers Lawyers Project assisting domestic violence victims, and with MetroWest Jewish Family Services assisting families to find affordable housing. As a winning scholar to attend the University of Washington School of Law’s IP Institute in Seattle, USA, Tatra represented Africa to brainstorm intellectual property issues with esteemed legal professionals worldwide.
She subsequently co-founded the first institute – the Intellectual Property Rights Institute (IPRI-AFRICA) to promote specialization in law and human rights where she was appointed to draft the National Committee Mandate on Genocide together with George Mason University, the UN, and the Uganda Government.
Previously, she worked with the International Law Institute -Uganda in collaboration with the Northern Uganda Rehabilitation Project (NUREP) and the Prime Minister’s office to resettle victims of sexual violence and rehabilitate boy-child soldiers affected by the Kony War.
Driven by a passion for change, Tatra has continued to devise her work in reaching that goal. She served as a volunteer for Kagadi-Kibaale Community Radio (2009) at URDT, hosting the girl-child education programs. Tatra has always looked forward to returning to the Institute to promote its vision of girl-child education. She looks forward to bringing her lawyering, mediation, advocacy, and administrative skills to AFPF to advocate for personalized economic and sustainable development in rural Uganda – an interest close to her heart.
Tatra has a bachelor's Degree in Law from Makerere University, Uganda, and successfully passed the Bar in Uganda that qualifies her as a Ugandan Attorney.
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She has supported higher education programs in Uganda, by publishing law books for Postgraduate law graduates at LDC and Makerere Pre-entry exam books.