African Legal Fellows

October, 2023

Vance Center Celebrates 20 Years of Groundbreaking Work in Sub-Saharan Africa

Keynote conversation between Justice Dunstan Mlambo, Judge President of the Gauteng Division of the High Court of South Africa, and former U.S. Attorney General Hon. Loretta Lynch, October 11, 20... Read More

April, 2023

Vance Center Continues Promoting Women’s Leadership and Mentorship in South Africa

Representatives of the South Africa Women Lawyers Association at the AWW welcome event. (Photo credit: Bowmans) The AWW project, which aims to support young women of color to advance to senior le... Read More

February, 2023

Vance Center Mentorship Program Participants Lead Community Legal Information Clinic in South Africa

AWW mentees at the legal information clinic in Atteridgeville, South Africa. (Photo credit: Kim Lamont) In support of women of color in the legal profession in South Africa, four mentees from the... Read More

November, 2022

Vance Center Panels Consider Free Trade and Empowerment of Women Lawyers

As part of its African Legal Fellows webinar series, the Vance Center organized with the law firm Oraro & Company Advocates a webinar –“The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AFCF... Read More

October, 2022

Vance Center Celebrates Key Founders

The Vance Center commemorated its 20th anniversary by celebrating founders of the organization, particularly two key programs. More than 100 participants attended an evening event, representing l... Read More

May, 2022

Vance Center Convenes Webinar on West Africa

The Vance Center and its African partners West African Bar Association, Pan African Lawyers Union, and West African Civil Society Forum, organized a four-part webinar series on democracy, electio... Read More