Maggie Kigozi is a consultant at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and a fellow of the African Leadership Initiative of the Aspen Institute. She is a medical doctor by profession and practiced medicine in Uganda, Kenya and Zambia. Maggie moved to the private sector in 1994 as Marketing Director of Crown Bottlers (Pepsi) Ltd. In 1999 she was appointed Executive Director of the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), a position she held for over eleven years. She is the founder of the UIA Women Entrepreneurs network. Realizing that local investors were failing to grow their businesses or attract joint ventures or credit, Maggie also set up a team consisting of the Makerere University Business School, the Management Training and Advisory Centre, the Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association and UIA to provide entrepreneurship skills training.