Nominations are open for the Courtroom mail SHID100 to select 100 remarkable women to celebrate International Womens Day.

We hope to motivate and inspire our female colleagues across the continent and globally with the Superheroes,Heroes,
Influencers and Disruptors of Africa to select 100 female lawyers across all ages from sub Saharan Africa, who started a practice or active organisations in Africa and abroad.

The nomination panel consists of outstanding male and female lawyers with a representation across several countries in Africa and includes Mulikat Thomas,a very senior Lawyer from Nigeria , who serves in an advisory capacity.

The panel will recommend our nominees with the help of other colleagues in their home countries.

The SHID 100 list will be published on the 8th of March 2023 in commemoration of the International Womens’ Day.

•Demonstrate women
candidates who
founded their law firms or who
are founding partners in a law
firm and or,
•Women who founded active
organisations for the
enhancement of law , justice
and access to justice
•High Resolution picture ( head
and shoulders)
•A half a page profile
•A one page motivational letter
•Due date 5 March 2023
@5pm SAST
•Nominations to be Emailed to

Panel Representatives :

Rehana Khan Parker- Chairperson South Africa
Otedola Owa- Managing Editor Courtroom Mail- Secretary

Abimbola Osinubi-Nigeria
Sani Ammani- Nigeria
Uchenna Ogwo- Nigeria
Foluke Akinmoladun- Nigeria
Joy Mgbado- Nigeria
Marx Ikongbeh- Nigeria
Mulikat Thomas- Nigeria
Aina Abdul Raside -Mozambique
Beza Shewangizaw- Ethiopia
Charity Simelane- Kingdom of Eswatini
David Njoroge- Kenya
Faith Jappann Mutua- Kenya
Dorothy Mhindi- Tanzania
Sashi Nchito Kateka – Zambia
Edwina Mazunda- Zambia
Steven Bwalya- Zambia
Fabiola Uwera- Rwanda
Joycelyn Frimpomao Marfo-Ghana
Kelicia Chingeni- Malawi
Lerato Charlott Mabunda- South Africa
Mariam Mbabaali- Uganda
Phillip Munaabi-Uganda
Rufaro Mhandu- Zimbabwe
Stanley Nyamanhindi- Zimbabwe
Rufaro Shuva- United Kingdom

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