Where is Dr Okonjo-Iweala from?

Ogwashi-Ukwu, Nigeria
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala/Place of birth

Does Okonjo-Iweala have a PhD?

She has been ranked by Fortune as one of the 50 Greatest World Leaders (2015) and by Forbes as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the World consecutively for four years. She holds a Bachelor’s in Economics from Harvard University and a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

How do you pronounce Iweala?

The managing director of the World Bank, formerly the finance minister of Nigeria, is Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, pronounced ng-GOH-zi ock-ON-joh ee-WAY-luh (ng-g as in finger, oh as in no, o as in top, j as in Jack).

What is Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala doing now?

Since March 2021, Okonjo-Iweala has been serving as Director-General of the WTO: World Trade Organization. Notably, she is the first woman and first African to lead The World Trade Organization as Director-General.

Who is Okonjo-Iweala’s husband?

Ikemba Iweala
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala/Husband

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How do you spell Ngozi Okonjo Iweala?

WTO Director-General: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the seventh Director-General of the WTO. She took office on 1 March 2021, becoming the first woman and the first African to serve as Director-General.

Who is the CEO of WTO?

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria secured the support of the United States for Director-General of the WTO. Okonjo-Iweala assumed office on 1 March 2021, and became both the first woman and the first African to hold this position….

Director-General of the World Trade Organization
Website www.wto.org

Who is the secretariat of WTO?

The WTO Secretariat is located in Geneva. It has around 500 staff and is headed by a Director-General, and four Deputy Directors-General. Its responsibilities include the servicing of WTO delegate bodies with respect to negotiations and the implementation of agreements.

Who is the new WTO director general 2020?

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
List of directors-general

No. Director-General Term
6 Roberto Azevêdo (born 1957) 31 August 2017
31 August 2020
7 Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (born 1954) Incumbent