Meet Scheaffer Okore, the woman who has been appointed to Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Activist Scheaffer Okore has been appointed to serve in the Goalkeepers Advisory Board at Bill and Melissa Gates Foundation.

Okore, who is the Current Trade and investment officer at PanAfrican Chamber of Commerce, Vice Chairperson of Ukweli Party, Obama foundation Leader’s Africa fellow 2018, is among 10 other people from different countries who have been appointed to serve in the board.

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Scheaffer Okore

“I am deeply grateful, honored and humbled to be one of ten phenomenon world leaders chosen to serve as GoalKeepers Advisory Board at Gates Foundation,” Okore said in a tweet.

The foundation welcomed her on Twitter saying: “A big welcome to these outstanding leaders who make up our first ever Goalkeepers Advisory Board. They are key to our Goalkeepers mission of advancing the global goals.”

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Okore is the head of Trade and Investment at the Pan-African Chamber of Commerce. She’ll serve for a term of two years with her main role being to shape key pieces of the foundation’s Goalkeepers initiative.