Onyinye Omenugha

Onyinye is a lawyer, and a social innovator. She is the co-founder of Kate Centre for Arts and Creativity (KACAC), an organisation that inspires, grooms and promotes creativity and innovation among teens and youths. She is also the founder of LAWSANAID, an initiative that provides an enabling platform and access to a better and quality education for law and aspiring law students with disabilities in Africa.

Onyinye is very innovative – as a social innovator, her ideas have been described as ones crafted with the greatest imaginativeness. She is very passionate about the SDGs, especially SDG 4, and has received an award from the United Nations for her contribution to the attainment of the UN SDG 4.

Onyinye has several certificates to her credit, including from the prestigious Harvard University. She has received over 25 awards and recognitions, including the National Changemaker’s award from the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Networks, 30 Under 30 Rising Stars of the Legal Profession, 25 Under 25 Awards in Education, SuperWoman Under 30 Awards,Leadership Icon of the year Award,and the prestigious Diana Award.

Onyinye is keen and champions discussions on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She is a Queen’s Commonwealth Trust (QCT) Young Leader, a Theirworld Global Youth Ambassador, and a 2022 GE’DA fellow – an initiative of Donors for Africa and Meta. She has volunteered with several international organisations, and has attended several International conferences, and youth conversations with the United Nations, European Union, Youth Assembly, among others.

Onyinye is a certified Arbitrator and Mediator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) (UK), Institute of Construction Industry Arbitrators (ICIArb), and Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC). She is a key Associate in Templars, a leading African law firm, where she advises clients in diverse areas of law.



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