Stephanie Musho is a 2020 Aspen New Voices and a human rights lawyer and a passionate pan African. She has extensive experience in policy advocacy and campaigning. She is a Partner at Law & Policy, a firm that provides legal, advocacy, communication and research services. She previously worked in humanitarian law and rights, protecting the rights of civilians in armed conflict. Before that she worked on projects for the World Health Organization, the END Fund, the Graca Machel Trust and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation during her time at Global Health Strategies.
Steff has also supported the work of the Solidarity of African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) Coalition, a coalition of over 60 organizations in over 30 African countries working towards the universal ratification and the full implementation of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol). In 2015, she was named one of Africa’s top emerging female leaders by the Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa. She is also an Aspen New Voices Senior Fellow.
Steff holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the Anglia Ruskin University (UK), a Master of Arts in International Relations at the United States International University – Africa and is currently pursuing a doctorate in International Relations.