Introducing Kos Lugakingira
Kos Lugakingira was raised in Nashville, Tenn. and has had a passion for dentistry since her days as a young pediatric dental assistant in the operating room. Her current role is public relations, marketing and promotions at Fort Wayne Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Implant Center. Since 2013 she has owned Kos Marketing Inc., in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Kos is a current member and past President of the local Alliance of the Isaac Knapp District Dental Society (AIKDDS) and was the President of the State Alliance of the Indiana Dental Association (AIDA) 2019-20. An active community member, she volunteers with Cinderella Dress Day, an organization which provides formal dresses for middle and high school girls. She was also crowned High Queen for top fundraising for Easter Seals Arc in 2018.
In 2016, Kos and her husband Dr. Mulokozi Lugakingira started a non-profit called Kagera Advancement with a mission to improve education in the Kagera region of Tanzania, Dr. Lugakingira’s ancestral home. Moved by the poor condition of both the local school and the local clinic, they started by adding electricity and since have been able to rebuild a school with a new library and computers.