Sylvia Damalie Owori has been promoted to take over as the Director of Operations at Operation Wealth Creation.
In her own message, on the OWC social media site, she says, “I’m delighted to announce that on December 28, 2020, I got promoted to the position of Director of Operations at Operation Wealth Creation – Uganda.”
The famed couturier and businesswoman, has been running this office in acting capacity.
Operation Wealth Creation was launched by H.E the President in July 2013 as an intervention to efficiently facilitate national socio-economic transformation, with a focus on raising household incomes and wealth creation. In her capacity, she’s able to create change as she pushes policymakers to make policies that will positively impact not just the fashion industry but also the entire population of Uganda.
Owori thanked the President, Yoweri Museveni, and the Chief Coordinator of OWC Gen. Caleb Akandwanaho (also commonly known as Gen. Salim Saleh), for believing and recognising her, “Abilities, talents and skills to lead and coordinate operations at OWC that are key to transforming socio-economic makeup of Uganda”.
She added, “They (Museveni and Saleh) have nurtured many of these attributes that have gotten me here; I couldn’t have asked for better mentors. ”
“I thank them and the whole OWC fraternity for entrusting me with these additional responsibilities and duties in such a position in order to contribute to the betterment of our nation,” she added.
“I’m aware of the various challenges ahead and ready to face them with the same vigor as I have over the years. Only this time I know better,” she explained.
Owori, in her statement also noted,” I’m counting on the full support of my seniors, colleagues, all our stakeholders and most importantly the guidance and grace of God to enable me execute my duties in my new position in order to contribute to sustainable job and wealth creation in Uganda.”
She also has a message for women, “To my ladies out there, please note there is nowhere hard work, the right attitude and courage, discipline, willingness for constant self-improvement and of course faithfulness to God will not get you. Not even the proverbial Big table with the big boys or cracking glass ceiling should be out of reach for you. The saying that believe in yourself and God, never ever gets old.”
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