Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

0 Forbes champions philanthropists and markets, then helps Liberia

Forbes, the news source for all things wealth, released its first ever list of fifty biggest givers in the US. Bill and Melinda Gates top the list  after giving away $1.9 billion in 2012. They are followed by Gates Foundation supporter Warren Buffett, George Soros, Mark Zukerberg and Walmart owners,…

0 Liberia’s Presidency: Two sides to the same leaf

Ellen Johnson SirleafWEF Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is well regarded in many international circles. She has the Nobel Peace prize to prove it. Her administration publicly states that it is committed to ending its reliance on foreign assistance within 10 years. “Goal number one…If we continue on the path…

0 The Nobel Peace Prize: Women are the key to peace & prosperity

The Nobel Peace Prize this year went to three women’s rights advocates “for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” They are Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, fellow Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen. Here’s…