Nadouvi Lawson-Body was Vlisco’s 2013 ambassador in Togo and is a renowned cardiologist and the director of La Clinique le Coeur. Being a female cardiologist, Dr Lawson-Body was a pioneer of her time.
Cardiovascular disease was and still is one of Togo’s most fatal illnesses, and Dr Lawson-Body was determined to fight this through her medical expertise. Knowing that prevention is better than cure, Nadouvi is a devout sportswoman, promoting physical exercise and supporting sport activities for women throughout Togo.
Until 2016, she was the president of the Togolese Basketball Federation, and the Vice President of the National Olympic committee. Nadouvi was the first ever woman to serve as president of a sporting federation in Togo and won the Women and Sports in Africa Award for her outstanding contribution to basketball and sports as a whole in her country.
Nadouvi would like to share the following with you:
“Women must gain economic independence with a minimum of education, perseverance, self-sacrifice and effort.”