Patricia Laverley, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Julia Gillard Discuss Women, Leadership


Ahead of the 2021 International Women’s Day on Monday March 8, Sierra Leone’s Deputy Minister of Finance Hon. Dr. Patricia N. Laverley yesterday Thursday 4th March, joined Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Julia Gillard to discuss Lessons on “Women and Leadership.”

The Deputy Minister joined other eminent women including Theresa May, former Prime Minister (UK), Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Liberia), Joyce Banda (Malawi) and Christine Lagarde (IMF/ECB) in a discussion on women and leadership in politics and finance.

This powerful global platform serves as a vehicle for sustained dialogue on how women leaders surmount gender bias in executing their leadership roles in politics and finance.

The dialog concluded with the launch of a new book outlining the practical experiences of these remarkable women. The live stream webinar was organised under the auspices of the President of Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.