Valentina Okaru-Bisant
Valentina Okaru-Bisant has over 15 years of high-level advisory, work, and extensive scholarly publication experiences in economic development, business, trade, water, and gender sectors. She is the CEO & Founder of Afrocosmo Development Impact, LLC, a company that advises and trains small & medium enterprises on how to formalize and be productive in african and diaspora trade, investments and development space. Valentina is also an adjunct professor at the Catholic University of America and taught for several years at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs in Washington DC. She has over 15 business and scholarly publications along with private sector and World Bank experience. She is a alumna of Stanford Law School, California; the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Massachusetts; and the London School of Economics, England. She is a Nigerian and U.S. licensed attorney.