Uganda’s renown fashion designer Sylvia Owori has been appointed to the position of Director of Operations at the Operation Wealth Creation, which is led by the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF).
The appointment was announced on Friday, December 1st, 2020 which was a promotion for her.
Sylvia previously worked as the Executive Assistant to Gen. Caleb Akandwanaho alias Gen. Salim Saleh who is the Chief Coordinator of the Operation Wealth Creation in the country.
Upon her promotion, she thanked President Museveni and her boss, Gen Salim Saleh for believing in her and recognizing her abilities, talents and skills to lead and coordinate operations at the OWC which are key to transforming the socio-economic make up of Uganda.
“I thank President Museveni and Gen Salim Saleh, and the entire OWC fraternity for entrusting me with these additional responsibilities and duties in such a position to contribute to the betterment of our nation.”Sylvia Owori, Director Operations (OWC)
While commenting about her promotion to the position, Sylvia said that she was excited and happy to hold such a high position as a female.
She also encouraged the ladies to keep working hard, have the right attitude, courage and discipline to get themselves where they need to be.
“To my ladies out there, please note that 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.”Sylvia Owori
The 44 year old also added that those virtues will get you to any place even if it means getting to the big table with the big boys.
“Not even the proverbial Big table with the big boys or cracking glass ceiling should be out of reach for you.“Sylvia Owori