Resty Naiga is a Lecturer in the Department of Development Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. She holds a PhD in water governance from University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna, Austria, a Masters in development studies from University College Dublin, Ireland, and a Bachelor of Social Sciences from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. Dr. Naiga currently teaches Research Methods and Gender and Development courses. She has also mentored over 20 graduate students within the last three years. She has won various post-doc research grants from Carnegie Cooperation of New York, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD). She also spearheads an advocacy campaign for improved service delivery and gender responsive policies.