Watch former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s TED Talk, “How women will lead us to freedom, justice and peace,” delivered at the TEDWomen 2019 Conference in Palm Springs.
In video remarks prepared for the launch of the EJS Center on International Women’s Day, Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde shared her support for the Center’s work to advance women’s public leadership. She also outlined her commitment to increasing the number of women in leadership across the continent.
Hillary Clinton, former US Secretary of State, sent congratulations to the EJS Center and the inaugural cohort of Amuaje Leaders at the EJS Center’s launch event in March 2020. In a video message shared during the event, Secretary Clinton celebrated the EJS Center’s aim to increase the representation of women in public leadership, saying “when we invest in women, we lift up families, communities, and entire nations.”
In a video message shared during the launch of the EJS Center, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair commended the Center’s flagship program, the Amujae Initiative, citing it as an important source of support for women in leadership.