WTO Appoints Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as First Female Leader – Citi Business News
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed the new chief of the World Trade Organization. Born in Nigeria, Okonjo-Iweala graduated from Harvard University in 1976 and then earned a PhD from MIT. She then became the first woman to take on the Nigerian finance ministry and the foreign ministry too. Her vision for the WTO. The WTO is at a crossroads after many countries seemed to take a step back from long-standing norms governing international trade.