#NgoziOkonjo-Iweala

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Vice President Kamala Harris attends a virtual roundtable with participants from Black Chambers of Commerce. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Vice President Kamala Harris and the WTO Director-General spoke on Thursday
  • The two leaders agreed to reform the global trade body
  • The leaders pressed upon the international organisation's role in improving living standards

.Geneva, Switzerland
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the 'first woman', 'first black',and 'first African-American to be selected as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @trussliz)

  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a Nigerian economist and global finance expert
  • She served as the finance minister of Nigeria for two consecutive term from 2003-2011
  • The new WTO chief also served as the minister of foreign affairs of Nigeria for two months