Maame Awinador-Kanyirige is a Future Africa Forum contributor and expert. Maame Awinador-Kanyirige is an International Trade Consultant for Blackbridge Consulting Group. Her expertise is in international trade law (WTO law), international private commercial transactions law and the Law of the Sea.

She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Pune, India and a post-graduate Honours degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She also holds an MPhil in International Law from the University of Cape Town.

She is an avid writer and the P.R and Communications lead for The New African Mind an NGO in Ghana which promotes free entrepreneurship and business training for university graduates and young professionals. Maame is also a highly sought speaker on issues of African Youth Empowerment and intra-African trade and has delivered several presentations in that regard across the continent.