Professor Paul Tiyambe Zeleza is a pre-eminent African scholar. He is one of the most important scholars in the field. In 2006, he received the Penn State College of the Liberal Arts Class of 1933 Distinction of the Humanities Award. Zeleza’s work not only challenge the traditional Euroamerican framework, but he is among the scholars who are redefining a framework that is strongly Africa-centered.

Chinwe Chukwuogo-Roy is an accomplished Nigerian artist based in London. As a sought after artist, she was commissioned to paint Queen Elizabeth II, which has become part of the royal family collection. Indeed, not only is an artist to watch, she is also studied as part of the national curriculum in the United Kingdom.

The first woman president in Africa. Meet Liberia's Iron Lady, Ellen Sirleaf-Johnson. Ms. Sirleaf-Johnson’s victory is a great personal accomplishment as well as a touchstone for African women, particularly those that have valiantly and doggedly participated in the continent’s politics as underdogs from the colonial era to the present. These women foot-soldiers in African politics hope in the first place, that diligence and doggedness can be rewarded with success and recognition.

A Nigerian woman wins the prestigious MacArthur Foundation Genius Award. MacArthur Fellows are selected for their creativity, originality, and potential. By providing resources without stipulations or reporting requirements, the MacArthur Foundation offers the opportunity for Fellows to accelerate their current activities or take their work in new directions. The unusual level of independence afforded to the Fellows underscores the spirit of freedom intrinsic to creative endeavors.

Dr. Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement is the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize. In September 1998, Prof. Maathai launched a campaign formed out of the Jubilee 2000 Coalition. She played a leading global role as co-chair of the Jubilee 2000 Africa Campaign, which advocates for canceling the backlogged, non-repayable debts of poor African countries.

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