Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Listed as one of the ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ in Fortune Magazine! Tim Cook ranked as #1
Nigeria’s coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was named one of the world’s 50 greatest leaders by Fortune Magazine! Other popular personalities that made it to the list include Tim Cook; who was ranked as #1, Pope Francis, Bill & Mellinda Gates, Mark Zuckerburg, Taylor Swift, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, and many more.
The magazine’s description of her is stated below, and she was ranked at #33:
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.