Ugandan Prossy Mbabazi Secures Prestigious Scholarship and PR to the United States

In a triumph of skill and determination, Prossy Mbabazi, a Ugandan professional, emerged as the overall winner during the highly competitive 2022-intake for interns at the Nairobi United Nations office.

Mbabazi’s outstanding performance in a team of young professionals distinguished her in a program that rigorously assessed their professional experience and ability to apply theories, competencies, and concepts acquired during their academic pursuits.

The internship program serves a dual purpose, aiming to provide a structured framework for young professionals from diverse academic backgrounds to gain exposure to the United Nations.

Interns like Mbabazi are strategically placed in various offices within the Secretariat, enriching their educational journey and offering practical insights into the workings of the United Nations. Simultaneously, the program addresses the needs of United Nations offices by engaging qualified students specialized in various professional fields.

Zainab Hawa Bangura, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi, emphasized the invaluable nature of internships in providing practical experience and allowing individuals to put into practice the theories and competencies acquired in their academic endeavors.

In acknowledging Mbabazi’s exceptional abilities, Bangura remarked, “Prossy demonstrated the essence of internships – an opportunity to bridge skills deficits. Her success not only earned her recognition but also paved the way for an elevated journey in a potentially permanent environment.” She accomplishment stands as a testament to the transformative power of internships and the boundless possibilities they can unlock for talented individuals.