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Ladybrille Women Saran Kaba Jones and Dr. Ola Orekunrin Named 2013 World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders

Saran  Kaba Jones LBWOM--“199 young leaders from 70 countries have been honoured by the World Economic Forum for their professional accomplishments and commitment to society.

The Young Global Leaders (YGL) Class of 2013 is composed of honourees from all sectors of society, with 50% from business and 50% from arts and culture, academia, civil society, government, media and non-profits; 42% are women.

The YGLs will join and co-create a community of insight and action that is committed to improving the state of the world. . .

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. “

Making the cut are two of Ladybrille Women alumni: Saran Kaba Jones (Ladybrille Woman of the Month January 2010 & 2013), and Dr. Ola Orekunrin (Ladybrille Woman of the Month December 2012).

Congratulations to both of them!

Revisit our interview with Saran Kaba Jones and Dr. Ola Orekunrin.

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A running feature for 12 years on, The ‘Ladybrille Woman of the Month’ celebrates women in business and leadership, who empower themselves and others through their contributions and actions in their local and international communities. In 2014, the feature expanded to include a podcast show. If you would like to nominate a woman to be celebrated, please email [email protected].

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