Diana Opira Alaroker

| Gulu, Uganda
2018 Goldin Global Fellow
Accounts Manager, YOLRED

Diana Opira Alaroker from Gulu, Uganda, is the Accounts Manager and Social Worker at the Youth Leaders for Reconciliation, Education and Development (YOLRED), the first organization in Uganda designed, founded and run by former child soldiers, many of whom received training and support from the Goldin Institute and its partners in the Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative and the Global Network of Religions for Children. Diana has been an essential member of the YOLRED team, ensuring payment of salaries and appropriate invoices, producing detailed financial reports, and monitoring expenditures to accord with grant agreements. She came to YOLRED with experience in accounting and administration for government offices and aid organizations, and earned a Diploma in Business Studies from the Uganda College of Commerce – Pakwach in 2014.