Dolorence Wakida is a nurse educator, mentor, and leader in Uganda. She currently serves as the executive corporate director of a consultancy firm that supports health training institutions in Uganda. Dolorence has been an institutional health administrator and manager for more than 30 years. Dolorence has implemented multiple international surveys, studies, and initiatives on nurse education, the nursing labor market, and nursing recruitment. She chairs the Faculty of Education at the East, Central and Southern African College of Nursing (ECSACON) and serves on the national central executive committee of Nursing Now. She also serves on the committee on national continuing professional development and accreditation for the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council. Dolorence earned a Master of Human Resource Management from Makerere University and a Master of Public Health from NEXUS International University.