The EJS Center recently spoke with Amujae Leader Umra Omar about the current challenges faced by rural women and girls in the Lamu Archipelago, and how, through her work with Safari Doctors, she is responding to their most pressing needs.
As the Governor of Kenya’s Kirinyaga County and the Chairperson of the Council of Governors, Amujae Leader Anne Waiguru has been involved in key climate interventions with several county governments across the country.
The Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center for Women and Development (EJS Center) has welcomed its new Interim Executive Director and Board Secretary, Ms. Oley Dibba-Wadda, who will take over from Dr. Ophelia Inez Weeks. Ms. Dibba-Wadda is the Founder, President, and CEO of the Gam Africa Institute for Leadership (GAIL).
Representing the Ministry of Finance at the opening session of the Tax for Development Conference hosted by the International Centre for Tax and Development and the Budget Advocacy Network in Freetown, Dr. Jones weighed in on the role of fiscal revenues in boosting development and improving service delivery.
Speaking with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan on his podcast ‘Clear the Air’, Mayor Aki-Sawyerr reflected on her journey so far and discussed her ambitions for Freetown and the future of climate action.
Women’s access to leadership positions is needed more than ever amid the current global challenges we face. Delivering a message of support for women leaders in Africa and across the globe, former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf joined US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, in a recent discussion at the United States Institute of Peace.
To discuss women’s critical role at the highest levels of leadership, former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf joined former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard in a recent panel at the Clinton Foundation’s ‘Women’s Voices Summit.’
With the COP27 climate talks taking place on African soil in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, trailblazing Amujae Leaders were among African women leaders at the forefront of key climate discussions.
On the 62nd anniversary of Nigeria’s independence, a group of prominent Nigerian women from all walks of life reflected on their country’s journey through the past six decades, and expressed their hopes and expectations for the future. Among these women is Amujae Leader Dr. Adaeze Oreh who wrote a message of hope and a heartfelt tribute to the people of Nigeria in a recent article in Business Day.
With a loan portfolio fully dedicated to women, the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) is playing an active role in helping women entrepreneurs build and grow their own businesses. CEO and Executive Secretary of LSETF, Amujae Leader Tejumola Abisoye is confident that this support is transforming lives and improving the business environment for women in Lagos State.