Women work harder. And women are more honest; they have less reasons to be corrupt.
Liberia just needs to go through this one political transition and it can really take off. Everything's in place now. We cannot afford to put the country in the hands of someone that lacks the experience.
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|Birth:||29th October, 1938|
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was born in Monrovia, Liberia. She is the 24th and current President of Liberia, in office since 2006. She won the 2005 presidential election and took office on 16 January 2006, and she was a successful candidate for re-election in 2011. She is the first elected female head of state in Africa. She earned an associate degree in accounting at Madison Business College, in Madison, Wisconsin. She studied economics and public policy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government from 1969 to 1971, gaining a Master of Public Administration. Sirleaf was jointly awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize with Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and Tawakkol Karman of Yemen. The women were recognized "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work." She was conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize by President of India Pranab Mukherjee on 12 September 2013.
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