Leen De Nutte

Executive Director, CCVS-Uganda &
PhD student, Ghent University



Leen obtained her master's degree in Educational Sciences (option Special Education) at Ghent University in 2013. She wrote her qualitative dissertation on attachment among war-affected adolescents who attended services at the Gulu Mental Health Unit in northern Uganda. Also, she did her internship at CCVS-Uganda, a community mental health outreach centre in Lira, Uganda. Since 2014, she works at the Department of Social Work & Social Pedagogy, Ghent University, where she's writing a PhD on upbringing in a context of prolonged collective violence in Kitgum, Northern Uganda. Leen has simultaneously been supervising the activities of CCVS-Uganda and became the organisation's Executive Director in January 2017.

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