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Recognition for former Board member Ndidi Nwuneli

Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli, entrepreneur and member of the Board of Foundation from 2017-2018, has been recognised among the 100 most influential African women (MIAW) in 2020 by AvanceMedia.

Ms Nwuneli (Nigeria) is the Founder of Leadership, Effectiveness, Accountability, Professionalism (LEAP Africa); Co-Founder of AACE Food Processing & Distribution, an indigenous agroprocessing company; Partner at Sahel Capital, an advisory and private equity firm focused on agribusiness in West Africa; and Director of the African Philanthropy Forum.

The 2020 MIAW  list features women from various backgrounds such as business, politics, diplomacy and activism from 34 countries with 75 new entrants and 20 women from Nigeria.

More information about the MIAW list can be found at