Unwana is a master's degree candidate at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Canada undertaking research projects bordering on the intersection between business and environment, climate change law and maritime law. Unwana holds an award as a Schulich Scholar. Some of Unwana's research projects include works in respect of decommissioning climate liabilities of insolvent companies, climate finance and climate change litigation. Unwana currently teaches environmental law to engineering students at Dalhousie University on part-time basis as a teaching assistant.
Unwana holds an LLB from the University of Nigeria, is called to the Nigerian Bar and was practising law in the dispute resolution and energy departments of Aluko & Oyebode (Nigeria's largest full-service law firm) before commencing the LLM program. Unwana is an experienced lawyer with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry, skilled in litigation and advisory services in respect of environmental law, energy and natural resources law.