We didn’t realise that supermodel Naomi Campbell is a huge fan of economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and over a beautiful dinner, Campbell shared a photo of both of them on her Instagram on Sunday, with a string of praise for the globally acclaimed economist.
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The only person I wanted to meet this year at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland over a beautiful dinner we shared our strength’s and hope ?? The BRILLIANT & BEAUTIFUL Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; globally acclaimed economist, Nigeria’s first female Minister of Finance, active board member for a variety of large and impactful organizations like the African Risk Capacity, Standard Chartered Bank and Twitter – she’s one of Fortune’s 50 Greatest World Leaders in 2015 and Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women In The World, 2011-2014 ?? Ngozi, you are the epitome of #BLACKEXCELLENCE and a trailblazer for women around the world!! ✊? I’m inspired by your intelligence and vision, you are history in the making ? #BlackHistoryMonth ???♥️
And today, here’s what Okonj-Iweala had to say about Campbell with this tweet:
Thank you @NaomiCampbell for such kind words. And thank you for all you are doing to make fashion, architecture, and technology accessible to those without access on the continent, and for being a voice for people of African origin in the industry and around the world. pic.twitter.com/hMV8uUbK2a
— Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (@NOIweala) February 18, 2019
Two powerful women in fashion and banking/economics together – this is the content we signed up for.
When Bernard Dayo isn’t writing about pop culture, he’s watching horror movies and reading comics and trying to pretend his addiction to Netflix isn’t a serious condition.