Dr. Rita N. Ozoemena is an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa. A member of Grayston Chambers of the Johannesburg Society of Advocates and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria.
Her research interests include in the area of business and human rights, gender justice and the right to development in Africa and she has published in those areas. Her multidisciplinary research focus area has placed in a position to critically engage with issues of law, society and development within the framework of the African Human Rights System. She had served on the Board of Amnesty International, South Africa and later became the Acting Executive Director. She currently is the Executive Secretary of the International Network on Corporate Social Responsibility (INCSR) as well as the Director of Programmes and Outreach of a youth advocacy organisation known as the Independent Pan – African Youth Parliament (IPAYP).