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African Female Leaders You Should Know : Sahle-Work Zewde

Ethiopia’s parliament has named Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first woman president.

In a unanimous vote on Thursday during the second Special Joint Session of Ethiopia’s two houses of parliament – the House of Peoples’ Representatives and the House of the Federation – lawmakers picked the career diplomat for the largely ceremonial role. (more…)

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Historic African Female Leaders You Should Know

I have always been a fan of powerful female African leaders not just because I am a woman, but because I believe that when the door to an opportunity is open to one woman, the possibilities of getting more women in the door increases. (more…)

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