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Rosette Chantal Rugamba

Founder and Managing Director

Songa Africa

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Songa Africa

Company Description

Songa Africa is a premier specialist tour company that offers extraordinary tailor made itineraries in Rwanda and the rest of East Africa designed to excite, challenge and are focused on accessing the inaccessible, offering a range of experiences from the rare...more

Background Information

Employment History

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Rwanda Development Board's


Affiliations

Akilah Institute for Women

Board Member


African Parks

Member


Equity Bank Limited

Board Member


Akagera Management Company

Board Member


Women Chamber - Private sector Federation

Board Member


UNWTO

Special Advisor To the Secretary-General


Secretary General UN World Tourism Organization

Special Advisor


Going Nowhere Slowly

Founder


eTurboNews Inc

Board Member


East African Community

Member


Education

BA

Social Sciences

Makerere University


Web References(120 Total References)


The Class of 2010 (UWEPO) - ALI East Africa

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Rosette Chantal Rugamba, Founder, Songa Africa
Rosette has been actively involved in Travel and Tourism for the past 16 years beginning with Euro Star, and then British Airways before returning to her native Rwanda to spearhead a revitalization of the Tourism Industry as Director General of Rwanda Tourism (ORTPN) and later as Deputy CEO of Rwanda Development Board (RDB). During her seven years at ORTPN and RDB, she oversaw the transformation of Rwanda Tourism from a primarily single-product industry attracting 13,000 visitors annually into a multifaceted one drawing over 790,000. As a result, Rwanda is now one of the most sought after destinations and tourism is now the leading foreign exchange earner for the country. One notable achievement was the role she played in the establishment of the Transboundary agreement with Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo which outlines the transboundary management of the Mountain Gorilla population, utilization of revenue earned and the establishment of the Greater Virunga Transboundary Secretariat. Rosette's other responsibilities included being chairperson of Prime Holdings, Board member Rwanda Tourism board and Rwanda Investment authority. Currently she serves on the board of Akagera Management Company and member of African Leadership in conservation. Rosette established Songa Africa in March 2010 as vehicle she could use to take her knowledge, share her experience and determined energy across Africa in pursuit of responsible Tourism and conservation of our natural resources. Rosette holds a Bachelor's degree in Political science and French from Makerere University, Uganda . he is married to Henry with three children, Matthew, Henrietta and Zachary.


Equity Bank Rwanda • Board Of Directors

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ROSETTE CHANTAL RUGAMBA - NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mrs. Rugamba is the founder and Managing Director of Songa Africa, one of the leading Luxury tour companies in East Africa specializing in luxury tours, consultancies and lodges. She has been actively involved in Travel and Tourism for the past 22 years beginning with Euro Star in UK, and then as the sales and Marketing Manager, British Airways in Uganda, before returning to her native Rwanda to spearhead the revitalization of the Tourism Industry as Director General of Rwanda tourism (ORTPN) and later as Deputy CEO of Rwanda Development Board (RDB). She is the President of Tourism in the Women Chamber and Board member of Women Chamber -Private sector Federation. Mrs. Rugamba's other responsibilities include serving on the Boards of Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA), Sonarwa-Insurance Company, African Parks Network-South Africa and she also serves as special advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) on sustainable tourism in Africa. Rosette holds a BA (social sciences) Political science and sociology from Makerere University, studied strategic Marketing in UK and is an Aspen fellow -Ali East Africa class of 2010.


The Class of 2010 (UWEPO) - ALI East Africa

ali-ea-foundation.net [cached]

Rosette Chantal Rugamba, Founder, Songa Africa
Rosette has been actively involved in Travel and Tourism for the past 16 years beginning with Euro Star, and then British Airways before returning to her native Rwanda to spearhead a revitalization of the Tourism Industry as Director General of Rwanda Tourism (ORTPN) and later as Deputy CEO of Rwanda Development Board (RDB). During her seven years at ORTPN and RDB, she oversaw the transformation of Rwanda Tourism from a primarily single-product industry attracting 13,000 visitors annually into a multifaceted one drawing over 790,000. As a result, Rwanda is now one of the most sought after destinations and tourism is now the leading foreign exchange earner for the country. One notable achievement was the role she played in the establishment of the Transboundary agreement with Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo which outlines the transboundary management of the Mountain Gorilla population, utilization of revenue earned and the establishment of the Greater Virunga Transboundary Secretariat. Rosette's other responsibilities included being chairperson of Prime Holdings, Board member Rwanda Tourism board and Rwanda Investment authority. Currently she serves on the board of Akagera Management Company and member of African Leadership in conservation. Rosette established Songa Africa in March 2010 as vehicle she could use to take her knowledge, share her experience and determined energy across Africa in pursuit of responsible Tourism and conservation of our natural resources. Rosette holds a Bachelor's degree in Political science and French from Makerere University, Uganda . he is married to Henry with three children, Matthew, Henrietta and Zachary.


ALI FELLOWS' PROJECTS - ALI East Africa

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Rosette Chantal Rugamba, Founder, Songa Africa


rw.equitybankgroup.com

ROSETTE CHANTAL RUGAMBA - NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mrs. Rugamba, is the Founder and Managing Director of Songa Africa The Tourism Company, one of the leading tourism Consultancy and Luxury tour companies in Rwanda. She has been actively involved in Travel and Tourism for the past 18 years beginning with Euro Star in UK, and then as Head of Sales and Marketing British Airways in Uganda and Central Africa, before returning to her native Rwanda to spearhead a revitalization of the Tourism Industry as Director General of Rwanda Tourism (ORTPN) and later as Deputy CEO of Rwanda Development Board(RDB). She is President of Women in Tourism Chamber and board member of Women Chamber in Private Sector Federation. She also serves as a Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Sustainable Tourism in Africa. Rosette holds a BA (Social Sciences) Political Science and Sociology from Makerere University and also studied Strategic Marketing in the U.K.


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