Thriving Scholars! It is a one-stop advisory center that provides career and education services to underresourced yet talented emerging leaders seeking meaningful education and employment opportunities.


Career and Professional Development services to underresourced professionals seeking employment opportunities that align with their purpose and values.

Guidance to underresourced emerging learners who are aspiring to further their undergraduate and graduate education through scholarship opportunities internationally.


SMART Career Goals

Develop personalized career strategies that fit your dreams.

Employment Ready

An outstanding CV/Resume and personal story that speaks your strength, experience and impact

Ongoing mentorship

A strategy to develop skill sets, and requirements to winning a merit-based scholarship.

Scholarship Ready

Support from beginning to the end and “Thriving”


We are 5-time scholarship recipients who have achieved our education and career dreams through prestigious scholarships. We share the secret source of choosing the right career that fits your passion, talent, and aspirations through career and professional development consultation. We also share professional networking tips and guidance in submitting winning scholarship applications.

Pauline Nalumansi
Founder and Team Lead

She is a Ugandan native currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Innovation in Global Development. She has a Global MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from W.P Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. Pauline achieved her education through prestigious scholarships, which include; ASU’s Presidential Graduate Fellowship, SHARE Fellowship, Mastercard Foundation, Uganda Supplementary scholarship, and sponsorship from Hope Alive.

Pauline has over eight years of experience in project management, finance, and accounts, working for higher education and non-profit institutions. She is an extremely resourceful social entrepreneur with experience in developing winning grant proposals, budget narratives, and pitch decks, raising over $200,000 in funding.

Jackline Nampeera
Research and Operations Director

Jackline was born into a humble family with a burning desire to achieve an education which she has attained through reputable scholarships. Currently, she is a Ph.D. prospective candidate at Arizona State University and has a master’s and bachelor’s degree in science in Chemical Engineering from Izmir Institute of Technology and Kyambogo University respectively.

She is an invested researcher in STEM fields especially Science with published articles in Biomass conversion and Refinery, specializing in biomass waste conversion to cation adsorbents for aqueous sources, and water remediation. she also has half a decade of work experience in Pharmaceutical and Polytechnological companies as a quality control and quality assurance personnel while volunteering in various community-based organizations.

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