07 July 2011

Powerful Women ~ Two Top West African Leaders

Many thanks to Dr Fred P.M. van der Kraaij of Liberian Perspectives for spotting Africare's president Dr Darius Mans interviewing the two most powerful women in West Africa, Nigeria's Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf! James Butty writes in the VOA...
"Ngozi Okonjo said girls and women are the future of Africa. “Any country that focuses on their (women’s) development will do better in economic development, in social development. And so, we really need to focus our attention, and, I must say, maybe I’m a little bit biased. Women also tend to be more transparent, they tend to have fewer egos and, so, I think that they tend to move countries along and sectors along..."

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