Ingrid Ashaba Ogwang is a 2022-23 LLM candidate, and a Fellow at the Institute of International Economic Law at the Georgetown University Law Center. She is also a Fellow of the Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa (LAWA) program. Her previous work centered empowering marginalized groups like women and refugees to access justice or services from state and non-state actors. In her most recent position as a National Protection and Rule of Law (PRoL) Manager for Economic Justice in the International Rescue Committee – Kampala, she oversaw and implemented PRoL programming in a livelihoods project, serving urban refugees and vulnerable Ugandans. Prior to that, she was a legal researcher at Strengthening Uganda’s Anti-Corruption Response Technical Advisory Facility, where she supported work on administrative sanctions and system strengthening interventions.
She graduated from Makerere University with her LL.B. in 2016. She also holds a post-graduate diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre. She is interested in inclusive trade and sustainable development.