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About Eunice Naffie Mustapha

Eunice Naffie Mustapha holds a JD equivalent degree (LL.B Hons.) with distinction from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, a degree of Utter Barrister from the Sierra Leone Law School, a Certificate in International Human Rights Law and an LL.M in National and Global Health Law with distinction from Georgetown University Law Center. She also graduated from the oldest all-girls school in sub-Saharan Africa, The Annie Walsh Memorial School, as an Orange Belt Holder (Good Conduct and Academic Excellence Award) and the Head Girl of her class.

Eunice is a lawyer, strategic programs, communications, advocacy consultant, storyteller, and social activist interested in legal and policy practice. She believes in the innovative use of law and policy to address societal vices. She has worked on community-facing public interest projects in sub-Saharan Africa and the United States for about nine years. Her work has included legal research, policy analysis, and the implementation of authentic community-centered initiatives on creativity, health equity, gender equity, business, and human rights.

Her activities have been supported by her gifts, lived experiences, educational qualifications, and other technical training. She has led over four entities, including serving as the Founder and Executive Director of a multidisciplinary organization. Eunice is an asset driven by service and passionate about creating impacts in spaces where she finds herself.

Work Experience

Founder and Executive Director: Strong Girls Evolution
 
Communications Committee Co-Chair: International Health Section- American Public Health Association
 
Senior Public Health Law Fellow: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
Advisory Board Member: Rainbo Initiative
 
Research Assistant: O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
 
Country Consultant: Women First Digital
 
Founder and Chief Executive Officer: Nafisa Media Limited
 
Legal Research Intern: Marrah and Associates Law Firm
 
Founder and Chief Executive Officer: Emerald Leadership Initiative African Network
 
Acting President: Children’s Forum Network- The Annie Walsh Memorial School Branch
 
Committee Member: The State of Salone Women’s Health
 
Founder and Coordinator:
The State of Health Law in Sierra Leone
 
Camp Marshall: National Girls’ Camp, Office of the First Lady of Sierra Leone
 
Awards
 
Selected Awards
  • The Hon. Justice Ade Renner-Thomas Prize, Best Performance in Civil Procedure, Sierra Leone Bar Exams (2022)
  • Academic Excellence Awards, Recognition for Excellent Performance in Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Student’s Union Government, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone (2018/2019 Academic Year)
  • 50 Most Influential Sierra Leonean Women Awards (2019, 2021 & 2022)
  • Excellent Service to Women and Girls, National Child Development Awards (2020)
  • Excellent Service to Children, National Child Development Awards (2017)
  • Best Performance in Law of Torts, Law Society-Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone (2019)
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