Ugandan fashion designer Sylvia Owori has been appointed to head the operations of the UPDF-led Operation Wealth Creation (OWC).
Owori announced Friday that she had been promoted to the position of Director of Operations at OWC
She went on to thank President Yoweri Museveni and the OWC Chief Coordinator Gen. Caleb Akandwanaho (Salim Saleh) “for believing and recognizing my abilities, talents or skills to lead and coordinate operations at OWC that are key to transforming socio-economic make up of Uganda.”
“I thank them and the whole OWC fraternity for entrusting me with these additional responsibilities and duties in such a position in order to contribute to the betterment of our nation,”
Mrs Owori, 44, has previously been serving as the Executive Assistant to Gen Saleh on Public Private Community Partnerships at OWC.
Commenting about her elevation, Owori said she was excited at holding such a high position as a female.
“And to my ladies out there, please note there is nowhere hard work , the right attitude and courage, discipline, willingness for constant self improvement and of course faithfulness to God will not get you . Not even the proverbial Big table with the big boys or cracking glass ceiling should be out of reach for you,” she said.