Lecturer on Law
Memme Onwudiwe is fascinated by legal issues around AI, space technologies, and innovation on the African continent.
Onwudiwe helped to build Evisort, an AI company, from the Harvard Innovation Lab while in Law School, and currently serves as Executive Vice President of Legal and Business Intelligence. He also founded/chaired Harvard’s Legal Technology Symposium and is on the Advisory board of Innovation Law Club Africa.
His article “Africa and the Artemis Accords: A Review of Space Regulations and Strategy for African Capacity Building in the New Space Economy” was published in a peer-reviewed Journal on Space Entrepreneurship and Innovation (attached in featured section). Onwudiwe spoke on a high-level panel at the 2021 National Space Society’s International Space Development Conference, and was a speaker for the Summer Workshop on Teaching Space (SWOTS) a program developed by faculty at the Air Command And Staff College to train graduate students interested in space pedagogy.
As a student at Harvard Law Onwudiwe served as President of the Harvard African Law Association and co-Editor-in-Chief of Harvard Kennedy School’s Africa Policy Journal where he was fortunate enough to meet & interview leaders from across the Continent including H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana, and H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria.
- Memme Onwudiwe, Time to Reconsider Training for the Future of the Legal Industry, Law.com (Sept. 01, 2021)
- Memme Onwudiwe & Kwame Newton, Africa and the Artemis Accords: A Review of Space Regulations and Strategy for African Capacity Building in the New Space Economy, 9 New Space 38 (2021)
- Memme Onwudiwe, Should artificial intelligence be your force majeure clause detector?, 3 Rep. on Supply Chain Compliance, Apr. 16, 2020.