Friday, December 16, 2011
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - the 24th and current president of Liberia. She was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize along with fellow Liberian Leymah Gbowee for their non-violent struggle to help gain and draw attention to women’s rights in Liberia. Their protests helped to inspire major changes in the Liberian government, including her own election.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - the 24th and current president of Liberia. She was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize along with fellow Liberian Leymah Gbowee for their non-violent struggle to help gain and draw attention to women’s rights in Liberia. Their protests helped to inspire major changes in the Liberian government, including her own election.