Addis Ababa, January 24, 2021 (FBC) – President Sahle-Work Zewde addressed the new cohort of Amujae leaders.
The President encouraged the female leaders selected from all across Africa by the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center for Women and Development.
“We must also recognize the huge contribution women make to the overall wellbeing of our country. They take on the unpaid and often uncelebrated roles as nurturers for the young and caregivers for the old and sick, putting their own ambitions on hold while they do so.”, the President underlined.
“Whether you are seen leading in your communities or in national government, you will inspire others to join you, adding more and more women’s voices to create a crescendo that cannot be ignored.”, she added.
The center provides leadership training to women from various African countries and sectors in order to build their capacity and produce competent female leaders.
President Sahle-Work is launching initiatives that support and empower women in different areas one of which is leadership.