Justice Mukamulisa Marie Thérèse is a national of the Republic of Rwanda. She was elected Judge of African Court for a six years term during the 27th AU Summit in July 2016.
She has been Judge of the Supreme Court of Rwanda since 2003. She is also member of the High Judicial Council of Rwanda since 2015, as well as member of regional and international networks of Judges such as the International Hague Network of Judges (IHNJ).
Before her appointment as a Judge, she has occupied high positions including one of 12 commissioners who drafted the Rwandan post-genocide Constitution, a Visiting Lecturer in Comparative Law at the National University of Rwanda, Legal Counsel and Executive Secretary of CCOAIB (an umbrella group of NGOs in Rwanda) and SONARWA.
Following her law degree (Civil Law) from the National University of Rwanda, she received an LLB (Common law) from the University of Moncton in New Brunswick. She holds also a Masters in Genocide Studies and Prevention from CCM-NUR.