Former president of Liberia received the Mo Ibrahim Foundation Award for good governance After the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011, the former president of Liberia received the Mo Ibrahim Foundation Award for good governance and was the first female president in Africa. Back on the course of this exceptional woman: -Born in Liberia, she left for the USA at her 17 years to continue her studies, – Master in public administration obtained at Harvard in 1971 – Return to the country, Secretary of State for finance between 1972 and 1978, then Minister of Finance between 1979 and 1980 – She goes to the United States, continues her career in the financial field by working as an economist for the World Bank and Citibank – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was invested president of the Republic on 23 November 2005. She is the first woman elected to the presidency of an African country – 2005: President George W. Bush delivers the nation’s Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civil distinction, to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf – In 2008, Gold Plate Award awarded by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Desmond Tutu from South Africa. – 7 October 2011, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize – After two mandates, she left the power to George Weah, his opponent whom she defeated from 2006. – 2018, she received the Mo Ibrahim Award for good governance. Bravo to this Iron Lady.