The Liberian Daily Observer highlighted President George Weah’s commitment to working with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the EJS Center to advance women’s leadership across the continent.
At the Center’s launch on International Women’s Day, President Weah said:
“I, therefore, want to use this opportunity to assure the former President that my administration will give its fullest support to such a worthy endeavor. Rest assured of my commitment to working with you in advancing the empowerment and development of women.”
The Liberian Daily Observer also noted the high-level speakers and attendees at the Center’s launch:
“The program was attended by Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor, Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria; Joyce Banda, former President of Malawi; Dr. Antoinette Sayeh, Deputy Managing Director-designate of the International Monetary Fund, and former Liberian Minister of Finance; Madame Catherine Samba Panza, former President of Central African Republic; former US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield; Ambassador Christine Elder, United States Ambassador to Liberia; Madame Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Managing Director of the World Bank, and former Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Nigeria, among others.”
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