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Jendayi Frazer, Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

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September 18, 2019

An acclaimed professor of African Affairs and International Security, Jendayi Frazer served as the United States Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs between 2005 and 2009. She had previously held prominent political offices, including a brief stint as U.S Ambassador to South Africa, the first female to stake…


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Fatma Samoura, FIFA Secretary-General

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September 11, 2019

Ranked by Forbes as the most powerful woman in international sports in 2018, Fatma Samoura is a Senegalese who currently serves as the Secretary-General for the FIFA, the international highest governing authority in football.  She became the first woman to occupy the position, having been appointed in 2016 by…


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Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Kenya

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July 31, 2019

Amina Mohamed is a Kenyan lawyer, diplomat and politician. Former Cabinet Secretary (Minister) for Education, Mohamed has been in public service since 1985. She is the current Cabinet Secretary for Sports in Kenya, having formerly served as the Cabinet Secretary (Minister) for Foreign Affairs and International Trade, the first…


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Angie Brooks, Only African Female President of the United Nations General Assembly and Second Woman from any Nation to Head the United Nations

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July 10, 2019

Angie Brooks was a Liberian diplomat and jurist who served as the president of the 24th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the first African female president of that body.
Brooks started as a lawyer and worked as a counselor-at-law to the Supreme Court in Liberia after returning…