Rwandan lawyer, Florida Kabasinga has been elected the Secretary General of the East Africa Law Society (EALS). The EALS is a regional bar association for East Africa and has over 19,000 members. Kabasinga is the Founder and Managing Partner of Certa Law, a well-known local law firm. She boasts almost two decades of experience in the fields of International Criminal Law and Domestic Commercial and Criminal Justice. In addition to her new responsibilities, she is also the Chairperson of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the East Africa Law Society and a member of the American Bar Association. Kabasinga holds a Master’s degree in Human Rights Law from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, USA. The EA Law Society includes all national bar associations of the EAC, including the Law Society of Kenya, Tanganyika Law Society, Uganda Law Society, Zanzibar Law Society, Rwanda Bar Association, Burundi Bar Association and the South Sudan Bar Association.