Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has just been elected he director-general of the World Trade Organisation, WTO. The former minister polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her South Korea’s trade minister opponent, at the final stage of the race.
She has broken many records, including becoming the first African to occupy win that office at the WTO.
Born in 1953,Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a Nigerian-born economist and international development expert. She sits on the Boards of Standard Chartered Bank, Twitter, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, and the African Risk Capacity. , This was her citations on Wikipedia.