Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Makes List of the Fortune World’s 50 Greatest Leaders


Fortune published a list if 50 World Greatest Leaders and wrote:” These ­extraordinary men and women are transforming business, government, philanthropy, and so much more. Here, our second annual list. Read more about the list”

The Nigeria’s Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister on Economy Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was cited in Fortune as follows:

“A magna cum laude Harvard grad who holds a Ph.D. from MIT, Okonjo-Iweala has helped usher in a GDP-trebling decade of Nigerian prosperity. “She is a fearless promoter of sound economic policies,” says Witney Schneidman, a former deputy assistant secretary of state for African affairs. No wonder Nigeria’s two-term finance minister—and first woman in the role— has been considered a top contender to run the World Bank one day.”