Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo Iweala named as one of six women who helped shape contemporary world order

In honor of the 2019 International Women’s Day, Nigeria’s Ngozi OKONJO-IWEALA was named by Council on Foreign Relations as one of Six women who helped shape Contemporary World order. The piece by Stewart M. Patrick reads: “While some international institutions, like the Brundtland Commission, have had women at their helm, others have proved more recalcitrant to female leaders. One such institution, the World Bank, saw cracks in its glass ceiling in 2012, when Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala ran to become its president. After serving terms as Nigeria’s foreign affairs minister and finance minister, and then as a managing director at the …

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