The Institute's Experts Network is an innovative cross-sectoral network bridging the traditional professional silos between academia, the bench, the bar, and other occupations within the legal profession. This network consists of experienced women legal experts dedicated to building partnerships, advancing gender equality, and promoting women's leadership.
To harness African and Diaspora women's legal expertise for law and development by providing networking and sponsorship opportunities to advance the careers of women in law.
Encourage, inspire, and motivate women in law to create and foster change that will help to shape leadership in the legal profession.
Conduct research and programming about gender issues and construct viable solutions to advance gender equality.
Provide women in law with professional opportunities to strengthen their knowledge, skills, and abilities to advance their careers.
As soon as you set a goal for yourself, the challenges to achieving that goal will immediately materialize. Life will always happen and could be the catalyst that drives you forward or sets you back. Be intentional and choose to regard the challenge as one to propel you forward and over the obstacle.
Funke Agbor, SAN
Partner, ACAS-DENTONS, Nigeria
Who can join?
Open to persons with a law degree and working in any legal, judicial, academic, or other law-related position
Must be at least ten years after the call to the bar
Be in good standing with professional regulatory bodies
Must have a good record of professionalism
Demonstrated specializations and areas of competence in law
Be willing to engage with activities and support other women through mentoring, coaching, and advocacy campaigns
Request an expert
Are you an organization looking for an expert for a project? Looking for a speaker for a high-level panel or event? Looking for consultants and researchers to complete a project?
Our members bring a diverse range of expertise to the table. Whether legal transactions, judicial training, research, or policy analysis, we can help you find the right expert. Looking for an expert for a project? We have you covered!
We will connect you with the right person who meets your criteria.