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"If your dreams do not scare you, then they are not big enough." ~ Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia and 2011 joint-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Ellen Sirleaf (b. 29 Oct 1938) is the 24th & current President of Liberia. She served as Minister of Finance from 1979 until the 1980 coup d'état, after which she left Liberia & held senior positions at various financial institutions. She placed 2nd in the 1997 presidential election won by Charles Taylor. She won the 2005 presidential election & took office on 16 January 2006, and she was a successful candidate for re-election in 2011. Sirleaf is the first elected female head of state in…

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the President of Liberia, the first elected female head of state in Africa and a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. She is listed as the 70th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes. Associate degree in accounting at Madison Business College, she studied economics and public policy at Harvard, earning a Master of Public Administration.

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#WiseWords from Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

“The size of your dreams must always exceed your current capacity to achieve them. If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.” — Ellen Johnson Sirleaf #WiseWords

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the 1st female president of Liberia and 1st elected female head of state in Africa. Winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is elected president of Liberia and becomes the 1st woman to lead an African country. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the 24th and current President of Liberia. She served as Minister of Finance under President William Tolbert from 1979 until the 1980 coup d’état, after which she left...Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is elected president of Liberia and becomes the 1st woman to lead an African country. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the 24th and current President of Liberia. She served as…