Irene Bitumbe holds a Bachelor Degree in Political Science and Public Administration obtained from University of Dar es Salaam. She started her VSO journey as an ICS volunteer in 2017 and then supported the country office as part of the voluntary workforce. In late 2017, Irene obtained her role as team leader for the interactive youth theatre. She is passionate about changing negative, long standing cultural norms. Irene is currently working with community youth volunteers in film making and delivering powerful community performances for positive behavioural change. She is an advocate for VSO and the power of interactive theatre. Irene represented VSO at the Global Youth Economic Empowerment summit (Washington, 2018), obtained a fully funded place on the British Councils Creative Enterprise Programme (Kampala, 2019) and will be presenting at IVCO (Kigali, 2019).