C. Jenny Mushegera

#CongoExcellence Founder & President

After obtaining her degrees in B.A. in International Relations and her M.Sc. in Leadership & Development from King’s College London, Jenny is working as project coordinator for the Organization for Development Policy Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany.

In 2018 Jenny found #CongoExcellence, with the aim of facilitating the contribution of Congolese youth to the socio-economic development of DR Congo, regardless of their location and socio-economic status. Since July 2020 Jenny is the Deputy Secretary General of the African Union Diaspora Youth Initiative. She is also a founding and board member of Rise Together for Africa e.V. (RiTA) and was the Curator and Secretary General of the Kleve Model African Union.

Previously, Jenny worked for well-established NGO’s, as well as a consultancy and private companies. During her studies at Rhine-Waal University she co-hosted her university’s radio show and was elected as student representative as well as a member of the faculty board. At King’s College London she served as Event Officer for the KCL Women in Leadership Society. 

For her involvement at the Rhine Waal University of Applied Sciences, Jenny received the Social Commitment Award 2016 and the ZONTA Student Award 2017 in recognition of her academic performance and social commitment.