Winning this award was certainly a capstone to Ellen Sirleafâ€™s career as a fearless Liberian leader. She may not have been perfect, but she made significant strides in helping Liberia rise from the ashes.
Tulay-Solanke was presented the award at a ceremony recently held on November 10 in Orvieto, Italy before the assembly of more than 60 international participants attending the Harvard Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery course, sponsored by Harvard Medical School.
Joseph Boakaiâ€™s tenure as vice president of Liberia has been relatively quiet, particularly when considering the attention lavished on the president in whose administration he serves.
I had just graduated from high school and was teaching a study class with eight amazing kids during my gap year. Idle-minded and patiently awaiting my entrance results from the University of Liberia, I began to write stories and poems. But I was drawn to take up the study class because I didnâ€™t feel satisfied seeing children in my community gallivanting with no direction or focus.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has reappointed Colonel Abraham Kromah as Deputy Director for Operations at the Liberia National Police.