Marie-Noelle Nwokolo is the current Machel-Mandela Fellow at the Brenthurst Foundation. She is a recent MSc Development Management graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and an alumni of the Programme for African Leadership (PfAL) at LSE. Prior to the Foundation, Marie-Noelle worked across a broad spectrum of roles at organizations such as The Advisory Board Company in Washington D.C, WaterAid UK, Diamond6 Leadership & Strategy and PrimeStrategy Ghana. She has spoken at, and organized, convenings on growth, poverty and inequality, such as the flagship LSE Africa Summit. Prior to this, she graduated from Dickinson College, Pa, USA with an undergraduate degree in International Business & Management (Departmental Honors) and a minor in Economics. She is a proud member of Sigma Beta Delta, and Phi Beta Kappa - the oldest and most prestigious academic honour society in the United States.