A WOMAN OF FIRSTS ON THE FIRST EPISODE OF THE PATHWAY SEASON 2
Fred Swaniker in Conversation with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EAT
(12:00 PM GMT)
REGISTRATIONS CLOSED – EVENT ALREADY HAPPENED.
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the first woman and first African to hold such a position in its 75-year history.
She is a renowned economist, fair trade leader, human welfare champion, and global development expert, having served as Nigeria’s first female Finance Minister as well as the country’s first female Foreign Minister. Appointed as an African Union COVID-19 Special Envoy last year, she was one of the founders of the COVAX Facility, designed to get affordable vaccines to Low and Low Middle-Income Countries.
In 2020 Dr. Okonjo-Iweala was named Forbes African of the Year. She has been ranked by Fortune as one of the 50 Greatest World Leaders and by Forbes as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the World consecutively for four years. She is the recipient of 15 Honorary Doctorate Degrees, including from some of the world’s most prestigious universities, such as Yale, University of Pennsylvania, Brown University, and Trinity College Dublin.
Taking us behind the scenes of her remarkable journey from Nigeria to making history at the WTO, don’t miss out on Dr. Okonjo-Iweala’s conversation with Founder of The Room and Host of The Pathway, Fred Swaniker.