Dan Ngabirano has previously served as Interim Coordinator of the Africa Freedom of Information Centre and Research Assistant at the Faculty of Law, Makerere University. He has conducted research on human rights, good governance, international law, peace and conflict, and justice. He also served in the Makerere University Guild as the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs where he won a grant from the Open Society Initiative to run a one year project for student leaders on access to information.
Dan has also volunteered in various organizations including Human Rights Network- Uganda (HURINET-U), the Boys and Girls Brigade of Uganda and the Legal Aid Project of the Uganda Law Society. He has also participated in several International and national conferences on diverse themes such as the 2007 Commonwealth Peoples Forum and represented Uganda at the 18th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition. In 2008, he was selected by the Inter-University Council of East Africa to represent Ugandan university students at the Arcadia University International Summer School Study Abroad Programme on Human Rights Capacity Building in Arusha.
Ngabirano is currently pursuing an LLM at the Harvard Law School and he has numerous newspaper and journal articles on contemporary societal and international paradigms.