Dorothy Okello

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Dr. Dorothy Okello is a Ugandan technologist and engineer, known for her work in the Women of Uganda Network or WOUGNET.[1]

WOUGNET director Dr. Dorothy Okello has a B.Sc. in Engineering (Electrical) from Makerere University, Uganda, an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas, United States and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from McGill University, Montreal, Canada (where she received a Commonwealth Scholarship). She has worked to get more women and rural communities engaged in the information society.


  1. ^ Ted Hart et al. (2010). Internet management for nonprofits : strategies, tools & trade secrets. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons. p. 376. ISBN 978-0-470-53956-9. Retrieved 31 January 2011. Mobile phones are affordable to many people even in rural areas,” explains Wougnet's executive director, Dorothy Okello.