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ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr Ezekwesili was a candidate for the office of the President of Nigeria in the 2019 election. She is an economic policy expert and senior economic adviser at the Africa Economic Development Policy Initiative (AEDPI).
She was a Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy and is a co-founder of Transparency International.
Dr Ezekwesili was Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division and is former Nigerian Minister of Education, Minister of Solid Minerals, Head of the Budget Monitoring and Price Intelligence Unit and former Chairperson of the Nigerian Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI).
Dr Ezekwesili is also co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Africa Regional Strategy Board and a co-founder of the #BringBackOurGirls movement.
For her national service and social commitment, Dr Ezekwesili was decorated with the national award of Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR) of Nigeria. She was on the 2015 TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world by Time Magazine.