Learn how the EJS Center is working to create a wave of women leaders who will help advance inclusive growth and development across the African continent.
During an interview at the inaugural Amujae Leadership Forum, Dr. Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings explained why she decided to take part in the Amujae Initiative, noting that it’s not just “talk shop,” but rather a holistic program to support the next generation of women leaders.
Amujae Leader Kula Fofana discusses the valuable support and mentorship opportunities she has found through the Amujae Initiative.
The inaugural class of Amujae Leaders is made up of dynamic and accomplished women from countries across the African continent. Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, OBE shares the common sense of purpose leaders found at the Amujae Leadership Forum.
Amujae Leader Dr. Jumoke Oduwole highlights her key takeaways from the inaugural Amujae Leadership Forum, noting the value of mentorship and coaching.
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.
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.
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.”