Professor Hauwa Ibrahim is a seasoned scholar and erudite lawyer of international repute. She is globally acknowledged for her pro bono work in offering legal services to people condemned under the Islamic Sharia laws.
Hauwa Ibrahim is a Visiting Professor at Saint Louis University School of Law and Stonehill College; a World Fellow at Yale University; a Radcliffe Fellow; Fellow Human Rights Program and the Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard University. She is presently a teacher and researcher at Harvard University.

Prof. Hauwa is the first female National Publicity Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association in 2000; she is the author of the first draft of the Constitution for the Pan African Lawyers Union; Consultant to the United Nations Development Program, the European Union’s Commission and Ambassadors in Nigeria; She is a recipient of the European Parliament’s Prize for Freedom of Thought, she addressed the European Parliament on the pursuit of her lifetime- education on May 9th, 2015. As part of her leadership development initiative, Hauwa is currently engaged in conducting exchange programmes for students and youths across cultures and continents.