Dr. Christine Martey-Ochola, Co-Founder and President of the Sub-Saharan Africa Chamber of Commerce, is being honored by the Obama Administration as a Champion of Change at a ceremony in the White House on Monday, January 30th, 2012.
President Barack Obama's Administration is honoring Dr. Martey-Ochola for her achievements as a leader, a changemaker, an innovator and a trailblazer in the Diaspora Community and for addressing global challenges and building stronger communities.
The Sub-Saharan Africa Chamber of Commerce commends Dr. Christine Martey-Ochola for her outstanding leadership, selfless dedication, exemplary public service, creativity and strategic genius. “She is a leader who has mobilized her enormous intellectual acumen and integrity in service to citizens from all walks of life," said the Chamber’s Executive Chairman of the Board, Mr Vuyo T. Dunjwa. “From academe to health to accelerating private sector development, she is a Champion of Change who is leaving indelible footprints of progress in the lives of families—from the Horn of Africa to the streets of Philadelphia. We congratulate Dr. Martey-Ochola and thank her for her outstanding service in the sphere of economic development and international trade promotion facing Africa.