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Kenya: Waiguru Listed Among Exemplary Leaders By Ex-Liberian President Sirleaf's Foundation

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru is among 15 African women who have been recognized by a foundation of former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for exemplary leadership in their work.

"We are delighted to welcome the 2021 cohort of Amujae Leaders."Over the course of this past year, I have seen how the inaugural cohort of Amujae has come together.I am so pleased that this network continues to grow and flourish, and I look forward to seeing what the new cohort of Amujae Leaders will achieve," she said.28 January 2021 p Nairobi — Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru is among 15 African women who have been recognized by a foundation of former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for exemplary leadership in their work.

Waiguru is part of the second cohort of accomplished African women who will join the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (EJS) Presidential Center for Women and Leadership - Amujae Initiative which seeks to prepare women to excel in the highest echelons of public leadership, and to bring other women along.Sirleaf Johnson, who is the first woman democratically elected President in Africa lauded the women noting that they already achieved tremendous success over the course of their careers, and they have the drive and the talent to reach even greater heights.

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