Currently, Abudu and Okonjo-Iweala are producing the documentary series, Black, Brilliant and Bold for Netflix.
The Director-General, World Trade Organization, Ngozi Okonji-Iweala, and media mogul, Mo Abudu, have made the Forbes’ list of 100 world’s most powerful women.
According to Forbes’ 20th annual ranking released on Tuesday, the Nigerian economist held the 87th spot, alongside the Nigerian media mogul who also made her debut on the list at the 98th.
The list was compiled using four major parameters: spheres of influence, money, media, and impact.
Okonjo-Iweala, who has worked for the World Bank, Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance, and the World Trade Organisation, has been vocal about how economies can become more inclusive when women’s unique experiences are considered in economic planning.
The magazine also hailed Abudu who with a slate of films that include Elesin Oba, The King’s Horseman, and The Wedding Party, has changed the game in Nollywood as the founder of Ebony Life Media.
Currently, Abudu and Okonjo-Iweala are producing the documentary series Black, Brilliant and Bold for Netflix.
The both were the only named women from Nigeria.