Immaculate Laker

BOSCO representative for the community networks learning grant initiative


Immaculate Laker is a young, down-to-earth professional Information and Communication Technology (ICT) graduate from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. A keen person in developing her work skills, Immaculate added to her skills with a short online course, "Introduction to Network Operations and Building Community Wireless Networks", from the Internet Society in 2018. As a technical assistant with BOSCO Uganda for 18 months, Immaculate has developed skills in wireless network installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting skills, as well as database creation and maintenance and installation of PV solar panels on rooftops and masts. Immaculate is also a community mobiliser and trainer in ICT using Web 2.0 computer applications. Furthermore, Immaculate has great skills in conducting surveys.

Her skills in relating with people individually and in groups are commendable. During her time out of office, she sings in the church choir and also organises youth meetings for her chapel. This has been possible due to her team work spirit. Immaculate envisions a world with equal practical opportunities for women in ICT, especially in rural communities of Northern Uganda.

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