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Katrin Kuhlmann is President of TransFarm Africa and a fellow with the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, where she chairs a Legal Working Group for the social enterprise sector.  She is Director of the U.S.-Africa Business Center and a Senior Advisor at the Corporate Council on Africa.  She is also a Wasserstein Public Interest Fellow at Harvard Law School and a member of the Advisory Board of the Harvard Law and International Development Society.  She serves on the boards of the Washington International Trade Association and the Malaika Foundation. She was previously a Senior Fellow and Director at the Aspen Institute and a Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund. She has held other senior positions in the non-profit sector, including as President of the Trade, Aid and Security Coalition and Senior Vice President of the Women’s Edge Coalition. Her work focuses on an opportunity-driven, market-led approach to trade, development and investment policy and on addressing policy and legal barriers faced by entrepreneurs. Prior to joining the non-profit sector, Ms. Kuhlmann served for six years as the Director for Eastern Europe and Eurasia in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) where she was responsible for developing and coordinating U.S. trade policy with Russia, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. She has also practiced law in New York and Washington, DC.  Ms. Kuhlmann holds degrees from Harvard Law School and Creighton University, and she was the recipient of a Fulbright grant in 1992.