#Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

  • Article: Africa’s First Elected Female President Won a $5M Prize. She’ll Use It To Empower Women
    Girls & Women

    Africa’s First Elected Female President Won a $5M Prize. She’ll Use It To Empower Women

    By Daniele Selby|May 1, 2018

    She was the first elected female president of any African nation, but doesn't plan to be the last. Read more

  • Article: Liberia’s Ex-President Sirleaf Just Won $5 Million Prize for Exceptional Leadership
    Citizenship

    Liberia’s Ex-President Sirleaf Just Won $5 Million Prize for Exceptional Leadership

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 12, 2018

    She was Africa’s first elected female president — and the firsts keep on coming. Read more

  • Article: Africa’s First Female President Bans FGM on Her Last Day in Office
    Girls & Women

    Africa’s First Female President Bans FGM on Her Last Day in Office

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 22, 2018

    Nearly half of women and girls in Liberia have been subjected to FGM. Read more

  • Article: Michelle Obama and family head to Liberia, Morocco, and Spain to promote #LetGirlsLearn
    Girls & Women

    Michelle Obama and family head to Liberia, Morocco, and Spain to promote #LetGirlsLearn

    By Meghan Werft|June 27, 2016

    On a special trip to Africa, FLOTUS advocates for girls education this week. Read more