African Women’s Leadership – Royal African Society 2018 Annual Lecture

Tuesday 9th October 2018, 7:10 PM – 8:30 PM @ Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria and Albert Musuem, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

African Women’s Leadership: Breaking Barriers to Political Participation – Lecture by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Former President of Liberia and Nobel Laureate.

In this lecture, Former President Sirleaf will look at the democratic traditions of the continent, present the rising generation of African women who are demanding greater inclusion in the political process, and offer contextualised solutions to foster leadership and the full participation of women in Africa’s democratic future.

In 2017, former President Sirleaf was awarded the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, which celebrates excellence in African leadership. Sirleaf was the first female recipient.

  • 7:10- 7:25 PM: Arrival and registration
  • 7:30- 8:30 PM: Lecture followed by Q&A

Please note, arrival and registration is at the Security and Staff Entrance on Cromwell Road rather than the main museum entrance.

Tickets: £20 Non-members / £17 Non-members concession / £15 Royal African Society Members. Please register at eventbrite.