Passionate about advancing human rights and ensuring accountability for egregious crimes Angela has focused on seeking justice for victims and promoting and protecting human rights.
With experience at the International Criminal Court, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre and the Institute for International Studies in Criminal Sciences (ISISC) Angela has worked in Italy, The Netherlands, South Africa, Zimbabwe and is currently with the Wayamo Foundation.
Angela has experience in strategic litigation, advocacy, research, writing and public speaking.
Understanding the power of sharing and learning from others, Angela has also focused her efforts on sharing her experience gained in the never ending fight for justice.
Through presentations, guest lectures and publications, Angela has worked to ensure that affected communities, students, activists and other lawyers have access to the information they need to make a positive impact and to use the law in an innovative and human rights oriented manner.
Moderating a Wayamo Foundation Panel with AGJA members Navi Pillay and Richard Goldstone
Lecturing at the Salzburg Summer Law School
Discussing the ICC and Africa at AFLA's Book Launch with Justice Richard Goldstone, Madame Fatou Bensouda and Evelyn Ankumah
Discussing Crimes Against Humanity Committed in North Korea and accountability initiatives at the Salzburg Global Seminar
Discussing international criminal justice as a career at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Career's Evening
Discussing the African Union and the ICC live on Al Jazeera
Discussing South Africa and the ICC live on South African TV
Discussing accountability with the UN Human Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein and ICC Prosecutor Bensouda
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