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University of Rwanda

Career Law


CAREER: Lawyer

GRAD DATE: Aug 2023


    • March 1, 2023 – In a recent Leadership Development Workshop, we explored the question, “How can you make sure the pain of your past doesn’t determine your future?” What stood out and meant the most to you in this workshop? Gloria said: “What stood out most to me is that I have to act big and pray big. I also learned that my past does not define my future and destiny.”
    • September 8, 2022 – Gloria shared the biggest change in her life since the end of the COVID restrictions: “I started saving more than I did before COVID.”
    • September 13, 2021 – Gloria shared her favorite song and what it means to her: “My song is “Greater Tomorrow” by David Ekene: I love this song. Whenever I feel the world is against me or whenever I feel like giving up, I play this song because it encourages me to believe good things will come tomorrow. It tells me that what I am facing today is not final, but rather I can look forward to the next day and hope for it.”
    • July 16, 2021 – Gloria shared what resilience means to her: “Resilience means that, whatever I am facing at the moment, I have to get up and trust in tomorrow. It also means to never give up and hope for a better outcome.”
    • March 1, 2021 – Gloria said her biggest lesson from 2020 was: “To never give up in life.”
    • July 1, 2020 – We asked our students what makes them proud of their culture, and Gloria said: “I am proud of how mothers are respected, I see it when people are addressing their mothers.”
    • March 30, 2020 – Gloria speaks English and Kinyarwanda.
    • March 30, 2020 – Gloria said her favorite drink is mango juice.
    • September 1, 2019 – This Summer, Gloria was excited to give her Community Impact Project all of her attention since she finished her course work for the semester.
    • May 18, 2019 – This semester Gloria learned that part of the key to her success is surrounding herself with friends who are a good influence in her life.
    • February 9, 2019 – When asked to define servant leadership, how that applies to her life now, and her future career, Gloria said: “Servant leadership is that for of leadership where a leader works for the people, not because he/she is paid for that service but because he/she has it in his/her heart and works hand in hand with the ones he/she is leading. In my life now, I try to be humble and work with everyone, because of the passion I have to work hard and change my community. I visualize myself in the future being in a good position, working hard to change my society. I don’t see myself as a titled leader but as a servant leader who will help everyone and work well with my colleagues.”
    • November 19, 2018 – Gloria wants to be known as one of the greatest female lawyers that her country has ever seen! She also wants to be a bridge of justice to many people! She is nervous and excited to start her first semester at university!


  • Kenilworth Presbyterian Church – Portland, OR


Gloria grew up in a community rich in diversity. She learned at a young age that, despite background, character or family history, every person is valuable and worthy of respect. She loves the spirit of unity her community holds, sharing life with her neighbors at church and through community service.

Gloria is excited to be one of the first members of her community to attend university! She is pursuing a degree in Law, with the goal of working in the business sector to litigate for corporations. She also hopes to encourage and mentor the young people of her community — demonstrating that higher education is for everyone!