Sirleaf Johnson

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Born 29 October 1938

..is the 24th & current President of Liberia

She won the 2005 presidential election & took office on 16 January 2006

She is the 1st elected female head of state in Africa

Sirleaf was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, jointly with Leymah Gbowee of Liberia & Tawakel Karman of Yemen

she is listed as the 70th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes

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