Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (born 29 October 1938) is the 24th and current President of Liberia. Sirleaf is the first elected female head of state in Africa.
Sirleaf was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, along with Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and Tawakel Karman of Yemen. The women were recognized "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work."
- Profiles and interviews
- Profile: Liberia's 'Iron Lady' on BBC News Online, 23 November 2005
- Iron Ladies of Liberia, Independent Lens on PBS, 2007
- Follow the Leader, interview with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf by the International Museum of Women, April 2008
- The 'Remarkable Life' Of Liberia's 'Iron Lady', Dave Davies, interview on Fresh Air, April 2009
- Top 100 Women in Politics: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Ermine Saner, The Guardian, 8 March 2011
- "Ellen Johnson Sirleaf – The Daily Show with Jon Stewart". The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. 21 April 2009. http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/tue-april-21-2009/ellen-johnson-sirleaf. Retrieved 30 January 2013.