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SCHEAFFER OKORE

Okore describes herself as an Afro-politico-feminist. An International relations and diplomacy graduate from the University Of Nairobi, Kenya. Current Chief of trade and investment at the Pan African Chamber of Commerce which is a confederation of African Chambers of commerce and industries, business networks and professional associations. She is also the Vice Chairperson of Ukweli Party a grassroot political institution that enables the people to own their power and where leaders truly serve the people in accordance to the principles of fairness, inclusion, equity and justice.

Okore is one of the prestigious Obama Africa Leadership Fellows of 2018 and in the same year she was recognized as one of Africa’s top 100 most influential youth in the category of governance and law by Africa Youth Awards.

Because of her passion for gender equality and representation of women in political spaces under SDG 5, Okore was honored to be part of the 2018 Goalkeepers in New York with so much gratitude to the Gates Foundation which enables global leaders who take a stand on issues they care about and innovate their communities to achieve the global goals.

Okore is a thought leader having been part of various globally shifting conversations from the African youth perspectives discourse at Chatham House In London, the 31st African Union summit on anti-corruption in Noaukchott-Mauritania, 2018 Africa youth conference held in Nairobi by UN Women on youth engagement in governance, First Geopolitical Conference held in Kampala-Uganda among many more. She is a creative freelance writer, political analyst and an unapologetic feminist.