Dr. Muganda has extensive knowledge of actors, issues, challenges and opportunities in African higher education and training. She has organized and facilitated high level stakeholder meetings on a range of themes around education policy and practice, and collaborated with the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture to strengthen the leadership of 31 African universities. She has also forged collaborations with universities outside the continent to advance innovations in African universities and to deliver high impact capacity building programmes for university teaching staff. Current projects include the collaborative Master of Research and Public Policy programme in 13 universities in 7 African countries; design of a collaborative Doctoral Programme in Research and Public Policy; and, Pedagogical Leadership in Africa.
Dr. Muganda has been involved in education policy debates globally including the EU-Africa policy dialogue; London School of Economics Africa Summit; Sciedev; University World News; Alliance for African Partnerships of the Michigan State University; Wilton Park Dialogue on Youth Employment and Education; and, the Guardian Global Development Professionals Network discussions on the status and future of higher education in Africa. Before joining PASGR, Dr. Muganda worked at the Commission for University Education in Kenya where she contributed immensely to education policy through Education Sector Reports, Medium Term Framework on Education and Training for Vision 2030 and the National Manpower Survey. Dr. Muganda holds a Bachelor of Education and M. Phil in Planning and Economics of Education from Moi University, Kenya; PhD from the University of Athens, and has received further training at the International Institute of Educational Planning in Paris, France.