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Toyin Saraki

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Toyin Saraki

Founder and President, The Wellbeing Foundation Africa
Toyin Saraki

As Founder-President of The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki is a global advocate for women’s and children’s health and empowerment, with two decades of advocacy covering reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health; ending gender-based discrimination and violence; and improving education, socio-economic empowerment, and community livelihoods in sub- Saharan Africa.Mrs Saraki is the Inaugural and Emeritus Global Goodwill Ambassador for the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM); special adviser and member of the Independent Advisory Group (IAG) of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Oce for Africa (AFRO), was named by Devex as UHC Global Champion, is the UNFPA Nigeria Family Planning Champion, the Save the Children Newborn Health Champion for Nigeria; and is a Global Champion for the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood. Mrs Saraki is a member of the International Steering Committee ICPD25 and was appointed the inaugural WHO Foundation Global Health Ambassador in 2022. Mrs Saraki currently sits on the Board of Trustees for Seed Global Health, the Leadership Council of Africa Reach and the Global Advisory Board of the World Humanitarian Forum.