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Ladies’s World Banking Publicizes the Appointment of Aliko Dangote Basis CEO Zouera Youssoufou and Morgan Stanley Managing Director Seema Hingorani to Board of Administrators


Nov 12, 2023


New Board members deliver management in driving financial empowerment outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa and amongst younger ladies by means of digital monetary and funding literacy.

NEW YORKSept. 14, 2022 — Ladies’s World Banking right now introduced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Administrators. This brings the variety of Board members to 12, together with two Honorary Administrators.

The brand new Board members are Zouera Youssoufou, CEO and Managing Director of Aliko Dangote Basis, and Seema Hingorani, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Funding Administration and Founder and Chair of Ladies Who Make investments.

Ms. Youssoufou is predicated in Lagos, Nigeria. As CEO of the Aliko Dangote Basis, the most important personal basis in sub-Saharan Africa, she leads the muse’s efforts to enhance the well being, vitamin, schooling, and financial empowerment outcomes for Africans, primarily in Nigeria. Previous to becoming a member of the muse, Ms. Youssoufou spent 10 years with the World Financial institution Group in numerous capacities, starting from managing the International Ladies in Enterprise program on the Worldwide Finance Company to representing the group as a rustic supervisor in three Central African nations.

Ms. Youssoufou’s experience in sustainable growth and entrepreneurship and her in depth information of African markets brings useful expertise to the Board, notably because the group focuses on the continued development in Africa over the approaching years. Ladies’s World Banking works extensively in Nigeria, with extra packages in Uganda and Senegal, and plans to develop additional into Egypt and past within the years forward. “Advancing ladies’s financial empowerment is a trigger that’s extraordinarily vital to me, and I’m really excited to work with Ladies’s World Banking’s Board and workers to advance this vital mission,” Ms. Youssoufou stated.

Ms. Hingorani is predicated in New York, New York. Along with serving as Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Funding Administration, she can also be a member of the Funding Administration Working Committee, Chair of the Senior Advisory Board of Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Companions, Senior Sponsor of Funding Administration’s Variety Council and a member of Morgan Stanley’s Variety and Inclusion Senior Leaders Advisory Council. In 2015, Ms. Hingorani based Ladies Who Make investments, a non-profit group devoted to growing the variety of ladies in portfolio administration and govt management within the asset administration business.

As a longtime champion of economic inclusion and equality for ladies and ladies, Ms. Hingorani’s management on the Board will strengthen Ladies’s World Banking’s advocacy for ladies to be acknowledged as each useful leaders and shoppers throughout the monetary providers sector. Ms. Hingorani’s greater than 25 years of funding administration expertise will even be a powerful complement to the Board’s monetary oversight of Ladies’s World Banking. “Given my longtime deal with advancing ladies’s participation within the monetary sector, Ladies’s World Banking’s work resonates deeply with me,” Ms. Hingorani stated. “I’m very a lot trying ahead to serving to construct on its vital influence.”

“I’m thrilled to welcome Zouera and Seema to the Ladies’s World Banking Board,” stated Janet Truncale, Board Chair and EY Americas Monetary Companies Group Vice Chair and Regional Managing Associate. “Their experience, expertise, and keenness for ladies’s monetary inclusion shall be invaluable additions to our Board’s work within the years to return.”

“I’ve recognized each Zouera and Seema for a few years,” famous Ladies’s World Banking’s President and CEO Mary Ellen Iskenderian. “I’ve the utmost respect for each Zouera and Seema as gifted leaders, with the imaginative and prescient, perception, and acumen to assist Ladies’s World Banking ship on its strategic targets. We’re really honored to have them be a part of the Board.”

About Ladies’s World Banking

Ladies’s World Banking designs and invests within the monetary options, establishments, and coverage environments in rising markets to create larger financial stability and prosperity for ladies, their households, and their communities. With a world attain of 62 companions in 35 nations serving greater than 138 million ladies shoppers, Ladies’s World Banking drives influence by means of its scalable, market-driven options; gender-lens personal fairness fund; and management and variety packages. To study extra about Ladies’s World Banking, go to womensworldbanking.org.

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