Celine Niwemahoro

Mrs. Céline Niwemahoro is a lecturer of demography at the University of Rwanda, department of applied statistics, school of Economics, college of Business and Economics. She is among doctoral fellows in the first cohort of Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA). She is registered at the University of Dar- Es-Salaam in the demography and population studies discipline. Her PhD studies are still on-going.

Research Topic: Premarital pregnancies among young women in Rwanda: A qualitative study of experiences in maternal health seeking behaviour

She received her Bachelor’s degree in social sciences from the National University of Rwanda. She got her Master’s degree in demography and population studies from the Witwatersrand University, South Africa.

Céline has been with the University of Rwanda for five years where she has been participating mainly in teaching and research.  She is interested in reproductive health research since her Master’s studies. Her determination in excellence has pushed her to go further in research where she has been focusing on uncovering reproductive health status and dynamics among youth in Rwanda as part of her PhD studies. She is qualified in qualitative research methods and software as her current study is mainly qualitative but she has also knowledge in quantitative data management and analysis.

Besides her professional dreams, responsibilities and achievements, Celine is a wife and a mother of two. She has been able to marry her professional life with her parenting responsibilities recognizing that the family is the main actor for her unceasing success.

Skype contact: cniwemahoro