Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Receives 2017 Aspen Institute Madeleine Albright Award


Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has been honoured with the 2017 Aspen Institute Madeleine Albright award. She made this announcement on her Facebook page.

According to the Institute, it recognizes an exceptional individual whose vision has provided breakthrough thinking to tackle the challenges of global development.

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala was featured alongside Aspen Institute Trustee and former US Secretary of State, Dr. Madeleine K. Albright.

She wrote,

Wonderful to speak at the Aspen Institute about how technology – from biometrics to drones, to life-saving vaccines supported by Gavi, to geospatial data – is enabling development and development-spurring technology.

Honored also to accept the 2017 Aspen Institute Madeleine Albright award.

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