Sheila Gashumba

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Sheila Gashumba is a Ugandan multi-talented media personality[1] .[2] Sheila Gashumba, born 7th February, 1996,Her original names are Nyinabashumba Carol but She later changed them When she joined TV into Sheila Gashumba. She is one of the most recognisable faces in Uganda's Entertainment Industry, Sheila was literally raised on TV, having first graced the silver screen at a tender age of 10, as a News Anchor and Reporter of the Kids News show on WBS TV. The gig saw her land a role as a brand ambassador of AQUA SAFE WATER to promote clean and safe drinking water for children.

Two years later, she upgraded to TEENS CLUB, a live entertainment programme that also tackled issues that resonated with teens, as the youngest amongst a team of five teen presenters. The show used to air for two hours every Saturday.

Sheila Gashumba
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Sheila Gashumba in 2018
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Sheila Gashumba in 2018
BornNyinabashumba Carol Sheila
7th February, 1996
Uganda
🏳️ NationalityUgandan
🏫 EducationKabojja International School
🎓 Alma materCity Varsity School of Media and Creative Arts[1]
💼 Occupation
Fashion icon, TV Presenter, Commercials , Event Host
Notable workMC-BUZZ LEAVERZ ROCK (2013) MISS TEEN LAUNCH (2013) MISS TEEN GRAND FINALE (2013- 2014) MISS RWANDA (2013) MC- KADANKE TEENZ EVENT (2012-2014) MASTER CARD SCHOLARSHIP CONFERENCE (2014- 2015) LIVE RED CARPET HOST OF THE BOLLYWOOD MOVIE:
StyleFashion,Media Presenter,Model,Inspiration,Event Host
🏅 Awards• MOST GIFTED TEEN - THE SUPER TALENT AWARD (2012) • BEST TEENIEZ TV PRESENTER - BUZZ TEENIEZ AWARDS (2013) • BEST TEENS TV PRESENTER - RADIO AND TV AWARDS, (2013 & 2014) • MOST SUPPORTIVE TV PRESENTER - KADANKE AWARDS (2013) • MOST STYLISH TEEN PRESENTER - KAMPALA MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS 2015 • MOST CREATIVE TV PRESENTER - KAMPALA MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS ( 2015)
🌐 Websitewww.sheilagashumba.org

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Biography[edit]

Early Life and Education[edit]

Sheila went to Little Angels Nakasero, and then Taibah Junior School[3], now Taibah International. She finished Primary Seven at City Parents Primary She scored four points, so She was admitted at Mt St Mary’s Namagunga[4]. After sometime she went back to Taibah.

Career[edit]

In 2007, Sheila Gashumba garnered another milestone as the youngest journalist to cover the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), which was presided over by The Queen of England, in Kampala, Uganda. During this momentous period, she stringed for Daily Monitor, Uganda’s most widely read and respected independent newspaper, in the CHOGM Teens column. Sheila loves to write her own proposals because she strongly believes that she was born with a creative mind. By the age of 12, she had written proposals for a TV show, Radio show and a Clothing Line among several other creative and mind blowing ideas for someone her age.[5]

Television[edit]

Sheila has been a television presenter since she was teenager. She started presenting on WBS TV's teen's club, a show she did with other teens for some time before moving on to NTV.[6]. Sheila later joined NTV (a tv station located at Kampala Serena Hotel) on a program called T-Nation. After a few years down the road Sheila upgraded to THE BEAT a program she did with Douglas Lwanga still on NTV[6]

Philanthropist[edit]

Sheila Gashumba is blessed with a golden heart and loves doing charity. She takes everyday as a new chance to learn more, give more and love more. She founded YOUNG BODIES BIG HEARTS, her charity organisation in 2012.

“We believe in giving back to society. The organisation believes that we truly make life of what we give. There is nothing more wonderful than making a child smile and have a great hope for a better future. That’s the beauty we stand for and it’s THE BEAUTY WITH A PURPOSE. It all starts with ME and YOU. Together we can make a change in the whole world,” Sheila explains the philosophy of the organisation. Young Bodies Big Hearts does charity events annually and has given back to [1]Sanyu Babies Home and God's Image Ministry Charity home among others. Through Young Bodies Big Hearts, Sheila organised a Charity Fundraising Fashion Show at Kampala Sheraton Hotel where the Guest of Honour was then Minister of Health, and current Prime Minister [7]Dr. Ruhakana Ruganda. Many other VIPs were in attendance and the organisation brought smiles to faces of children in Mulago Hospital Children's ward with the proceeds.

Multi-talented personality[edit]

Sheila is a talented dancer, commercial model, digital influencer, fashionista and more recently an event MC. She has hosted the Miss Rwanda[8] beauty pageant and the Master Card Foundation School Conference among other events. Sheila’s first love is TV and when NTV, the biggest station in the country arrived in Uganda and was looking for a presenter for a teens’ show, Sheila Gashumba’s name came top of the list and she co-hosted T-Nation for three years. Always looking for constant growth, Sheila upgraded to THE BEAT[6], a musical show on NTV alongside Douglas Lwanga where she presents the highly acclaimed Exclusive Access segment. Exclusive Access is a 15 minutes show on THE BEAT that provides exclusive information, studio sessions, behind the scenes of the entertainment industry and the people that run it. Sheila has interviewed top personalities in the entertainment industry in Africa like Wiz[9] Kid, Davido, D’ba[10]nj, Yemi Alade, Patoranking and others. Sheila has also interviewed former Principal Private Secretary to the President of Uganda and Minister of Trade and Industry and Member of Uganda's Parliament Mrs Amelia Kyambadde and the Mayor of Kampala Erias Lukwago in her Exclusive Access segment. She is the first and only Ugandan TV presenter who covered the Channel [11]O Music Video Awards, which were held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2014 and the Big Brother Africa Finals in the same year.

In 2017, BET AWARDS came calling and Sheila was one of a handful of accredited African journalists for the 2017 BET[12] Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles California. Sheila was a Red Carpet TV host at the awards.

Influence[edit]

There is always this youngster with abnormal clout in the media and entertainment world and Sheila Gashumba is no doubt one of Uganda's biggest influencers and controversial personalities. The print and digital media can't get enough Sheila Gashumba and they definitely agree that she is among the top Movers and Shakers in Uganda. Her life journey has many teenagers wishing to live her lifestyle and a TV career they only DREAM about. Her sense of fashion is absolutely awesome.

Truth be told, with her elegant and dynamic style, she is an inspiration to fashion and style lovers in Kampala both the young and the old, which has earned her one of the biggest social media following on Facebook[13], Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter[14] which has landed her a couple of Endorsement deals because anything that has Sheila Gashumba, has her following too and big corporate entities are lining up for her signature to endorse their brands.

• In 2017, Sheila signed a multi-million deal with telecom giants Africell Uganda[15] [16]as a brand ambassador and her face graces billboards across the country as well as TVCs promoting the company’s products.

• Coca Cola[17], the global soft beverage company enlisted Sheila as an Influencer to promote their flagship Coke Studio Africa show that brings together top musicians from across the continent doing live collaborations, aired on TVs across the continent.

• In 2017, Uber[18][19], the APP that has revolutionalised public transport worldwide also enlisted Sheila’s services as their brand ambassador when they started operations in Uganda.

Works[edit]

  • CEO at GASH GLAM
  • CEO at Sarafina Events
  • Brand Ambassador Africell Uganda
  • TV Presenter at NTV Uganda
  • RED Carpet Host at BET AWARDS[20]

Awards Attained[edit]

Year Nominee/work Award(s)
2012 MOST GIFTED TEEN THE SUPER TALENT AWARD
2012 & 2013 BEST TEENIEZ TV SHOW BUZZ TEENIES AWARDS
2016 BEST ENTERTAINMENT TV SHOW UGANDA

ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS- (NTV THE BEAT)

UGANDA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS
2015 MOST STYLISH TEEN PRESENTER KAMPALA MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS
2015 MOST CREATIVE TV PRESENTER KAMPALA MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS
2013 & 2014 BEST TEENS TV PRESENTER RADIO AND TV AWARDS
2014 & 2015 TEENIEZ FAVOURITE TV SHOW BUZZ TEENIEZ AWARDS
2016,2017,2018 Uganda's Best Dressed Female

Celebrity (NOMINEE)

ABRYANZ STYLE AND FASHION

AWARDS

Endorsement[edit]

• PARAMOUR COSMETICS (2012- 2014)

• POSH BY KC FASHION HOUSE (2013-2014)

• CENTENARY BANK STUDENT SAVING ACCOUNT (2015)

RADIANT BEAUTY PRODUCTS[21] (2015)

• DANIELL WELLINGTON WATCHES SWEDEN (2015)

• AFRICELL UGANDA[22] (2017)

• COKE STUDIO AFRICA (2017)

• UBER (2017)

• DEVELOPMENT CHANNEL (2018)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Sheilah Gashumba is living a teen's dream". www.newvision.co.ug. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  2. "Centenary Bank signs partnership with MasterCard". Howwe Entertainment. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  3. "Taibah International School".
  4. "Mt.St.Mary's College Namagunga HOMEPAGE Projects and School Activities". www.angelfire.com. Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  5. "EXCLUSIVE! Sheilah Gashumba finally reveals how she managed to hook up Fik Fameica's attention - Galaxy FM 100.2". Galaxy FM 100.2. 2018-05-08. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "NTV Uganda Promotes Sheila Gashumba From T Nation To The Beat". Showbizuganda. 2014-08-11. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  7. "Ruhakana Rugunda", Wikipedia, 2018-04-27, retrieved 2018-07-19
  8. "Sheilah Gashumba steals show in Renzioni at Miss Rwanda". SatisFashion Uganda. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  9. BAIKE, PRISCA. "I am single and not searching - Sheila Gashumba". The Observer - Uganda. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  10. "D' Banj snubs Sheila Gashumba for Tracy Bora | Kampala Sun". kampalasun.co.ug. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  11. "Sheila Gashumba set to cover Channel O awards – Sqoop – Its deep". Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  12. "Sheila Gashumba To Host Red Carpet Moments At BET Awards 2017". Howwe Entertainment. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  13. "Sheilah C Gashumba". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  14. "Sheilah C Gashumba (@SheilahGashumba) | Twitter". twitter.com. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  15. Miller, Desiree. "Sheila Gashumba In Hot New Ambassadorial deal For No drop Tablet - Ghafla!Uganda". www.ghafla.com. Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  16. "Sheila Gashumba Lands Mega Deal At Africell – Business Focus". businessfocus.co.ug. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  17. "Showbiz". Showbizuganda. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  18. "Sheila Gashumba Lands Marketing Deal With Uber - Campus Bee". campusbee.ug. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  19. "Sheila Gashumba lands juicy uber deal. - Enews Uganda". Enews Uganda. 2017-03-29. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  20. "Sheila Gashumba To Host Red Carpet Moments At BET Awards 2017". Howwe Entertainment. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  21. "Radiant – Look Good, Feel Good". movit.co.ug. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  22. "Africell Unveils Sheila Gashumba as the Face of the Triple Data offer - PC Tech Magazine". PC Tech Magazine. 2017-08-24. Retrieved 2018-07-19.

Further reading[edit]

  • NTV UGANDA-THE BEAT
  • FRANK GASHUMBA
  • WBS TEENS CLUB

External links[edit]



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