Gertrude has previously has worked as a Project Assistant on the CSU Human Rights in Sironko where she has gained substantive experience in promotion and protection of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and their inclusion in development.

Before joining CSU in 2012, Gertrude has had worked with World Food Programme for Eastern Uganda,Extended Participatory Rural Appraisal Facilitator with Buwalasi Sub County in Sironko district for 3 years, Integrated Food Policy Research Institute as a Research Enumerator as well as the Electoral Commission. She holds the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Sciences from Kyambogo University.