Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is one of three women awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. (UMNS file photo by Mike DuBose)
United Methodist shares Nobel Prize
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia,
honored for work on women's rights
She calls herself "Mama Ellen" and has made equality for women a priority. On Oct. 7, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize along with Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen.
Johnson Sirleaf is a member of First United Methodist Church of Monrovia, Liberia.
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