Beatrice Odallo, Legal Fellow for Africa


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Beatrice joined the Center in 2017 as the Legal Fellow for Africa. As legal fellow, Beatrice undertakes legal and policy research and supports litigation by developing factual records, legal memoranda, and pleadings. She supports the research and drafting of publications and provides technical assistance to our key stakeholders.

Prior to joining the Center, Beatrice served as a legal pupil in the Constitutional and Human Rights Division of the High Court of Kenya, as well as a consultant to advocacy organizations in the areas of research, legal analysis and monitoring and evaluation. She also served as a Programme Officer at the Africa Centre for Open Governance. Her earlier internships and research projects have included serving as Legal Consultant for the Office of the Prime Minister (Kenya), intern at the Centre for Human Rights in Mozambique, intern at the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Tanzania and Research Assistant for the WITS University Forced Migration Programme in South Africa.

Beatrice received her LLB from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in 2008, her Masters of Laws in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa from the University of Pretoria in 2010 and completed the Advocates Training Program at The Kenya School of Law in 2016.