President Sahle-Work Named One Of 2019 World’s Most Powerful Women (December 16, 2019)

President Sahle-Work Zewde has been selected as one of the World’s Most Powerful Women of 2019 by Forbes.

The President is the only African woman on the list.

President Sahle-Work Zewde is a role model not only for Ethiopian women but women all around the world.

A seasoned diplomat and veteran of the United Nations (UN), Sahle-Work became Ethiopia’s first president in October 2018.

In her first address to the parliament, she promised to be a voice for women and stressed the importance of unity.

President Sahle-Work’s appointment is a tremendously symbolic move for the country, opening the door for gender parity.

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