Rodney Kiggundu

Founder, Streetlights Uganda

Rodney Kiggundu is a Design Artist using art as an illustrative tool to spark people's minds and inspire them in addressing community challenges.

Rodney is a Co-founder and Programs Head at Streetlights Uganda, an initiative empowering street-connected children in Uganda through art using mentorship, training, and support.

Rodney is a 2019 recipient of LéO Africa Institute's Young and Emerging Leaders Project Fellowship, a Young Disaster Resilience Leadership Program teaching fellow, and a 2020-2021 Arts in Medicine Fellow (Pan-African Experience).


14:45 - 15:40

Day 1 26th Nov

Discussion: How Arts and Culture Build Resilience in our Lives and Foster Imagined Communities


  • GNL Zamba, Multi- award winning HipHop artiste, Storyteller and Filmmaker
  • Usama Mukwaya, Screenwriter, Founder of O Studios Entertainment & YELP Fellow Class of 2019
  • Rodney Kiggundu Design Artist, Founder of Streetlights Uganda & YELP Fellow Class of 2019
  • Allan Manzi, Founder, Manzi Media & YELP Fellow Class of 2017

Hosted by Dr. Innocent Immaculate Acan, Medical Doctor and Writer & YELP Fellow Class of 2018