Hadeel Ibrahim

Executive Director, Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Hadeel Ibrahim's Story

Hadeel Ibrahim is the founding Executive Director of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

She is co-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Africa Center in New York, whose mission is to promote partnership, collaboration, dialogue and understanding between African artists, business leaders and civil society and their counterparts in the United States and beyond.

Hadeel sits on the Boards of the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice, the Clinton Foundation, Synergos Institute, Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS), 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, and the Governing Board of the African Governance Institute (AGI).

She previously served as a member of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing, and on the Boards of Refugees International, the Carter Center (UK) and the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards Judging Panel.

Hadeel is also a member of the Royal African Society Council and is a Patron of Restless Development, a youth led development agency.

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