Can international trade advance sustainability goals?

Friday, February 25, 2022

Can international trade advance sustainability goals?

Learn about the connection between international trade and sustainable development, as well as Katrin Kuhlmann's career path where she will differentiate between the work of her nonprofit law and development center, New Markets Lab, and the higher-level policy work she does through Georgetown University -- both critical efforts!

Headshot of Katrin Kuhlmann.

Katrin Kuhlmann

Visiting Professor of Law, Faculty Co-Director, Center on Inclusive Trade and Development, Georgetown University Law Center

Kuhlmann is a Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where she is also the Faculty Co-Director of the Center on Inclusive Trade and Development. She teaches courses in law, development, and international trade. Her work and research focus on trade and development, regional trade agreements (with a particular focus on Africa), trade and gender, inclusive agricultural trade, comparative economic law, and the interdisciplinary connections between law and development. Kuhlmann is the President and Founder of New Markets Lab (NML), a non-profit law and development innovation lab. She is also a Senior Associate with the Global Food Security Program of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Earlier in her career, she served as a trade negotiator at USTR and a lawyer at two international law firms, and she has held senior positions with several non-profit organizations and think tanks.