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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

b 13 June 1954

A managing director of the World Bank, first woman Finance Minister of Nigeria.


I keep my ego in my handbag.

Guardian, August 2001


Investment in women is smart economics. Investment in girls is even smarter economics because they are at the centre of development.

Speech at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, 2009


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