Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Basics
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…

Human Rights
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…