Quote of the Day

By: Rebecca Melton, Spring Editor & Reporter

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (1938-Present) is a Liberian politician who served as the President of Liberia from 2006-2018. Sirleaf has been a politician throughout most of her adult life. She studied in America at Madison Business College and Harvard University. She went back to Liberia and won the presidential election in 2005. Sirleaf was the first elected female head of state in Africa.