Abby Morenigbade HeadshotAbby Morenigbade is a J.D. candidate and a candidate for the Certificate in WTO and International Trade Studies at Georgetown Law. Born and raised in Nigeria, she joins IIEL with a long-standing interest in international development. She hopes to increase her knowledge and experience on sovereign debt and trade law related issues and topics through IIEL’s different programming and opportunities.

Prior to law school, Abby lived and worked in Uganda for a year as a Princeton in Africa Fellow. Upon her return, she worked as the Partnerships Coordinator at a non-profit whose mission is to increase access to higher education through free test prep for students from low-income backgrounds.

Abby received her B.A. in Government and Psychology from Franklin and Marshall College, where she was elected Phi Beta Kappa. At Georgetown, she is a RISE Fellow and mentor, and the Community Service Chair for the Black Law Student Association. She is also a student ambassador for Georgetown’s Early Outreach Initiative and a Research Assistant.

In her free time, Abby enjoys reading, spending time outdoors, and traveling.