TANCon2009 - December 2009 - Virgin Territories: A New Market for Innovative Investment
The African Network
  Speakers
Idris Mohammed
Jerome Okolo
Wilfred Sam-King
Chukwu-Emeka Chikezie
Jacqueline Musiitwa
Chrystabel Davis
AJ Patel
Frederick E. Jordan
Ronald Tamale
Beatrice Chaytor
Kojo Appiah
Eric Kacou
Bimbola Carrol
Omar Arouna
Katrina Manson
Leostan Ekeh
Daniel Makokera
Eric M.K. Osiakwan
Tricia Chirumbole
Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr
Dr Ramadjita Tabo
Conrad Coyanda Parkzes
Marvin Larbi-Yeboa
Leah Mansaray
David Awuah-Darko
Sanyade Okoli
Mahmoud Idriss
Jörgen Sandström
Omar Arouna
Victor E. Williams
Dr. Richard N. Hayes
Dr. Anthony Osa Oboh
Manilius Garber
Nannette Cutliff
Ariff Shamji
Ronald Harvey
Engr. Ikechukwu Nnamani
Gordon Williams
Michael A. T. Kalainkay
Ambrose Obioha Chinagorom
David Jeromin
Millicent Hamilton-Hazeley
Charles Veach
Ladi Okuneye
Folabi Esan
Joe Demby
Tom Carines
Roy Willis
Alfred Fawundu Snr.
Evelyn Lewis
Bolaji Olutade

 

Jacqueline Musiitwa Esq

Founder and Executive Director
Transitional Trade



Jacqueline "Muna" Musiitwa is an attorney who runs her own firm, Hoja Law Group, which represents small businesses, start ups and non profits in commercial, intellectual property and cross-border transactions.  Muna is also the Founder and Executive Director of Transitional Trade, a non profit set up to promote social trade, investment and entrepreneurship in post conflict countries and transitional communities.  She was previously a corporate associate at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, and has worked as an in-house attorney for start ups. Muna's international experience includes clerking at Denton Wilde Sapte's associate office in Lusaka, Zambia, the Special Court for Sierra Leone in Freetown, Sierra Leone, the University of Pretoria's Center for Human Rights, World Vision in Chennai, India, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Geneva, Switzerland and Lawyers Without Borders. She is an adjunct professor of International Law at Central Michigan University as well as Social, Political and Economic Issues in Modern Africa at Drexel University.  Muna is a mentor for the New York Women's Social Entrepreneurship Incubator program.  She is an honoree of the 2008 Empire State Counsel® Program which honors New York attorneys who provide a certain number of pro bono hours to clients in need.

Muna obtained her BA in Political Science and International Studies at Davidson College, a JD at the University of Melbourne and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Australian National University.  She is qualified to practice law in New York and Australia.

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