H.E. Mrs. Toyin Saraki
Member, Advisory Board, She Forum Africa
As Founder-President of The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), Mrs Toyin Saraki is a Nigerian advocate for women’s and children’s health and empowerment, with two decades of advocacy covering reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH); ending gender-based discrimination and violence; and improving education, socio-economic empowerment, and community livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa.
Through WBFA, working with high-level partners that include the UN, the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health, and the organized private sector, Mrs Saraki has demonstrated leadership on the UN Secretary General’s Every Woman, Every Child initiative, and continues a focused advocacy on the post-2015 agenda.
Mrs Saraki is the inaugural Global Goodwill Ambassador for the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM); the Save the Children Newborn Health Champion for Nigeria; and a Global Champion for the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood. She is also the Wife of the President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.