NGOZI OKOJO-IWEALA MAKES HISTORY AS THE FIRST FEMALE LEADER OF THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
That headline screams power and success from a goal-getter.
Ngozi is a Nigerian-born economist and international development expert. She currently sits on boards of top international companies and organizations including Twitter, GAVI, ARC, etc. She is a successful African woman and one to be emulated. Here are a few of her quotes to motivate and inspire you:
I have developed my own style. It is a colorful one. It is African, and it is me.Tweet
There is no right way to be a woman leader. Be true to yourself.Tweet
I believe that when you find problems, you should also find solutions.Tweet
Investing in women is smart economics, and investing in girls, catching them upstream is even smarter economics.Tweet
Don’t take a backward step. Don’t shy away from taking up space in the world. Don’t assume you are too junior or that people are too busy. Reach out and network.Tweet
If you have a sense of purpose that drives you, then aim high and become a leader and make room as you go.Tweet
When it comes to doing my job, I keep my ego in my handbag.Tweet
The best way to help Africans today is to help them to stand on their own feet. And the best way to do that is by helping create jobs.Tweet
If you want to be in Africa, think about investing.Tweet
Unless we can make access to finance easier for women in their businesses, we will be missing out on a significant portion of growth within our economies.Tweet
Ngozi to the world!!