Year of the Woman: African Women’s Decade Year Two

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  • Leymah Gbowee
  •  Lindiwe Mazibuko
  • Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
  • Ory Okolloh
  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
  • Serkalem Fasil
  • Juliet Ehimuan
  • Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
  • Fatou Bensouda
  • Joyce Banda

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

As Africa’s first democratically elected female head of state, Liberian President Sirleaf continues to steer her country toward prosperity and stability. 

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