Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the 24th and current President of Liberia, in office since 2006. She served as Minister of Finance under President William Tolbert from 1979 until the 1980 coup d'état, after which she left Liberia and held senior positions at various financial institutions. She placed second in the 1997 presidential election won by Charles Taylor. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has 16 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 News Conference as a Treasurer for the International Inst. Women's Polit. Lead.. The year with the most videos was 2006 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 504 views per program. Most appearances with George W. Bush (2). Most common tags: Liberia, Developing Countries, Foreign Aid.

Appearances by Title:c. January 19, 2006 - Present President, Liberia Videos: 13 c. September 13, 1996 - Present Assistant Director, Development, United Nations Videos: 1 c. July 9, 1991 - Present Treasurer, International Inst. Women's Polit. Lead. Videos: 1

Previously

Presidential Candidate, Liberia c. March 1, 2005 - c. November 4, 2008 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Choosing the Hero</em>

    Choosing the Hero

    K. Riva Levinson, an international consultant and lobbyist who helped Ellen Johnson Sirleaf win the presidency of Liberia, talked…

  • Liberian President on Ebola Outbreak

    Liberian President on Ebola Outbreak

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf spoke by video conference about the Ebola crisis in Western Africa. She talked about the…

  • Women Leaders on Foreign Assistance and Development

    Women Leaders on Foreign Assistance and Development

    Current and former presidents spoke about their experiences as women leaders. Among the topics they addressed were…

  • <em>This Child Will Be Great</em>

    This Child Will Be Great

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf talked about her memoir This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa’s First Woman…

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