Power to Empower: Obiageli Ezekwesili on Values-Driven Leadership

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Democratic activist and economist Obiageli (Oby) Ezekwesili joined host Alyse Nelson to discuss how her leadership style has been shaped by a staunch commitment to her values and deep community engagement. Leading by example, Oby explains how she uses her power to empower community voices around her, coaching a new generation of leaders who are driven by values to disrupt the culture of putting the self in front of the common good.

Over her decades-long career, Oby has demonstrated the power of values-driven leadership – and is committed to fostering the next generation of leaders to change politics from the ground up. Tune in to hear more from Oby on her fight to cut down corruption, instill passionate and effective leadership in Nigeria and sustain democracy.

To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org. This series is inspired by our book, Vital Voices: 100 Women using their Power to Empower, edited by Alyse Nelson with art by Gayle Kabaker, published by Assouline.

Host: Alyse Nelson.

Executive Producer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum.

Producer and Editor: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum.

Music: Deliberate Thought by Kevin MacLeod.

Deliberate Thought by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license.(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/?keywords=deliberate+thought.

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