The World Food Prize Foundation

2020 Borlaug Dialogue Speakers

Ndidi Nwuneli

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Sahel Consulting Agriculture & Nutrition

Mrs. Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli is the founder of LEAP Africa & Nourishing Africa and Co-founder of Sahel Consulting and AACE Foods. Through her work in the African private, public, and nonprofit sectors, she has led the design and execution of high-impact initiatives focused on policy, strategy, and ecosystem solutions. Ndidi serves on the boards of the Rockefeller Foundation, AGRA, Nigerian Breweries Plc. (Heineken), Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. India, Fairfax Africa Holdings Canada, and the African Philanthropy Forum. She is the author of "Social Innovation in Africa: A Practical Guide for Scaling Impact," and "Food Entrepreneurs in Africa: Scaling Resilient Agriculture Businesses." Ndidi holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She was a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government at the Harvard Kennedy School and an Aspen Institute New Voices Fellow.

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