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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center For Women and Development Is Now Open For Applications

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center For Women and Development Is Now Open For Applications

The Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center for Women and Development (EJS Center) is opening applications for women leaders to join its flagship program, the Amujae Initiative. The program is aimed at preparing African women to reach the highest levels of public leadership. Participants in the program—known as Amujae Leaders—receive world-class mentorship and training from former heads […]

Migration Is Not A Crisis – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Migration Is Not A Crisis – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said African and European countries must work together to regulate migration, not try to stop it. African migration toward Europe is both inevitable and a positive phenomenon, said Africa’s first female president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, calling for an end to the perception of migration as a “crisis”. […]

Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Gets Inducted Into The International Women’s Hall Of Fame

Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Gets Inducted Into The International Women’s Hall Of Fame

Former President Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been inducted in the International Women’s Forum Hall of Fame. The IWF’s Hall of Fame provides a global stage with which to honor and celebrate leaders of nations, industry, enterprise, academia, the media, the arts and science. Comprised of more than 6,800 diverse and accomplished women from 33 […]

Liberians Vote for New President As Johnson Sirleaf Steps Down

Liberians Vote for New President As Johnson Sirleaf Steps Down

Liberians vote Tuesday to choose a new legislature as well as a president to replace Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf from among 20 candidates who include a retired soccer star, a former warlord and a wealthy chicken farmer. Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first elected female president who’s governed the impoverished nation for the past […]

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Saddened By Hillary Clintons Loss Voices Concern Over Trumps Africa Agenda

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Saddened By Hillary Clintons Loss Voices Concern Over Trumps Africa Agenda

While some world leaders awkwardly padded their congratulatory statements for president-elect Donald Trump in diplomatic speak and tradition, one of the world’s handful of women leaders had the guts to say exactly what she, and many others, think about Hillary Clinton’s loss in the US presidential election. Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was clear about […]

Liberia: ‘More Difficult Times Ahead’

Liberia: ‘More Difficult Times Ahead’

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has told Liberians to expect more difficult times within the next several months. The Liberian leader made the statement at ceremonies marking the first employees and farewell program of the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning for outgoing minister Amara Mohammed Konneh. “The biggest test is coming, because in the next several […]