Leadership

My Worst Day in Business: Interview with Akinwumi Adesina, President of AfDB

Known as “Mr. Development,” Akinwumi Adesina is the President of the African Development Bank Group. Adesina has a mission to transform the African continent through initiatives that boost the agriculture sector, one he believes has the ability to transform Africa’s prosperity. Formerly Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development he was elected as the 8th …

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Inspiring! Meet Kenya’s First Female Marine Pilot, Elizabeth Marami

Meet Elizabeth Marami, Kenya’s first female marine pilot and a very energtic and inspiring figure. Marami was on her way to law school when she deferred her law studies to study Marine Technology, and since then, as she puts it she has “never looked back.” Marami shares her journey, challenges, successes, ambitions and hopes with …

Priyanka Chopra and Indra Nooyi on How to Break Barriers and Engage Billions (Video)

From the boardroom to the box office, Indra Nooyi and Priyanka Chopra weigh in on the extraordinary global communities they’ve built and the qualities that have fueled their success. Priyanka Chopra, Actress, Producer & Activist Indra Nooyi, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo Interviewer: Moira Forbes, Executive Vice President, Forbes Media; Publisher, ForbesWoman

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President Obama Urges Women to be More Involved in Politics at Leadership Town Hall in South Africa

During a recent town hall meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa, hosted by The Obama Foundation, the 44th President of the United States urged women to be more involved in politics. “Women in particular, by the way, I want you to get more involved because men have been getting on my nerves lately,” he said. “I …

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(Video) Billionaire Mo Ibrahim Shares his Take on Ethical Leadership at the 2018 Obama Leaders Summit in Africa

African billionaire Mo Ibrahim shares his insights on ethical leadership at the 2018 Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program in Johannesburg, South Africa on July 15, 2018. Watch his Q &A discussion. Photo Credit: Mo Ibrahim