Ellen Johnson Sirleaf facts for kids
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
|24th President of Liberia|
16 January 2006 – 22 January 2018
|Vice President||Joseph Boakai|
|Preceded by||Gyude Bryant|
|Succeeded by||George Weah|
|Born||29 October 1938
|Political party||Unity Party|
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin, Madison
Sirleaf was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, along with Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and Tawakel 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."
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From left to right: Tawakkul Karman, Leymah Gbowee, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf display their awards during the presentation of the Nobel Peace Prize, 10 December 2011.
President Sirleaf addressing the 2008 General Conference of the United Methodist Church in Fort Worth, Texas
Sirleaf with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Washington, D.C., 2013
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