Valerie Rubombora

Architecture Team Leader
EMI Uganda
Joined EMI: August 2019
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Professional Training & Experience

B.AS, B.AS (Hons), Masters of Architecture (Professional), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 

After finishing architecture school in South Africa, Valerie moved back to Uganda and joined the staff of an established firm in Kampala where she worked on the design and architectural supervision of a variety of educational, civic and residential projects. She participated in a number of project trips with EMI and, in 2019, felt called to join EMI full-time through the fellowship program.

Ministry Experience

Valerie has served the church through worship and fellowship. Currently, she ministers mostly as leader of a home cell of her church helping to draw people together in fellowship, plan for the year and encourage her home cell to grow together in Christ. She has worked closely with the Creative Arts ministry within her church, hoping to build and support artists in their faith as well as communicate the Gospel through the performing arts.


Valerie is the second born of five and lives with her parents and three of her siblings while her sister lives close by with her brother-in-law and 2 delightful nieces. She has a close knit extended family, as well as a family of friends from around the country and world.