Lulu Ng’wanakilala, CEO of the Legal Services Facility, she focuses on ensuring Access to Justice for all in particular women and girls. She Is the Chairperson of the Tanzania Women Lawyers Association (TAWLA), She serves on various governance Boards, in the public, private and social sector. She is an avid champion for Women’s Rights and empowerment, Gender Equality, Human Rights and Women in Leadership.
Studies show in Africa more females graduate from law Universities, more females enter the job market up to middle management. Very few women make it to the top tier partners oflaw firms and senior roles in leadership. We have not yet broken the glass ceiling. Organisations such as Women in Law Initiative are important to highlight achievements of women in law, provide a platform to showcase successes and encourage more women in law to take on leadership roles.