Ijeoma NwagwuJune 12, 2020 2020-07-23 8:11
Sustainability and Gender Lead
Ijeoma Nwagwu earned her doctorate and Master’s in Law from Harvard Law School. She is currently a faculty of Lagos Business School where she plays a key role on research and capacity-building projects, including projects funded by the Ford Foundation and Gates Foundation. Ijeoma advances the role of business in sustainable development through her work in the Lagos Business School Sustainability Center. Ijeoma is qualified as a barrister and solicitor of Nigeria. After attending the Nigerian Law School, Ijeoma worked as an attorney for the Civil Liberties Organisation, and produced documentaries on law, human rights and development with Channels Television and the Institute for Democracy in South Africa. Ijeoma taught at St. Mary’s University College, London and worked on World Bank education sector projects. She also writes and speaks in the areas of corporate social responsibility, sustainability leadership, social impact, law and development as well as nonprofit leadership & management. She serves on numerous boards including the board of BudgIT, a civic tech organization and the international advisory board of the Sustainability Centers Community of the Network for Business Sustainability, a collaborative of academic experts and business leaders focused on advancing corporate sustainability.
- Doctorate (SJD – Doctor of Juridical Science), Harvard Law School, 2014
- LL.M (Master of Law), Harvard Law School, 2004
- Barrister & Solicitor (Diploma), Nigerian Law School, 2000
- Institute for Global Law & Policy
- United Nations University, International Courses (UN/IC) Certificate
- University of Cape Town, Certificate in Human Rights and Justice in Times of Transition.