Session: Pillars of Life & Career Architecture
Topic: Pillars of Life & Career Architecture
Abstract: this talk will discuss how to own your past, present, and future; and how to create your formula for life and career fulfillment.
Chinwe Esimai is an award-winning lawyer, trailblazing corporate executive, writer, and speaker who is passionate about inspiring generations of women leaders. She is author of the upcoming book, Brilliance Beyond Borders: Five Traits of Remarkable Immigrant Women Leaders.
She is Managing Director and Chief Anti-Bribery Officer at Citigroup, Inc. She is the first person to hold this title in the bank’s history. Prior to Citi, she spent a combined five years at Goldman Sachs in various regulatory risk management roles. She served as a law professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. She began her career as a corporate associate at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, LLP.
She has received numerous awards: Leading Ladies Africa 100 Most Inspiring Women, Tropics Magazine Most Powerful Africans Shaping the Future of Africa, Nigerian Lawyers Association Trailblazer of the Year, and Face-to-Face Africa Corporate Leadership Award. She is Chair of the Board of Harambee USA Foundation, a non-profit foundation supporting education and sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Her leadership insights are featured on her blog and in leading publications around the world, including Forbes, Thrive Global, Black Enterprise, Real Business UK, and Knowledge@Wharton. She has delivered keynotes to prestigious audiences around the world and has spoken three times at the United Nations.
She obtained a B.A. in Political Science, summa cum laude, from the City College of NY, and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and three children.